Hoàng Trung Hải, Politburo member of the Communist Party of Việt Nam and Secretary of the Hà Nội City Party Committee (left) held talks with Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba during a visit to the country on September 9-13. — VNA/VNS Photo Lê Hà
HAVANA — A delegation of the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) led by Hoàng Trung Hải, Politburo member of the CPV and Secretary of the Hà Nội City Party Committee, paid a working visit to Cuba from September 9-13.
During the visit, Hải met with Raul Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, and Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba.
At these meetings, the two sides exchanged experience in building socialism in each country and affirmed their determination to promote socio-economic cooperation to further deepen the long-standing friendship between Việt Nam and Cuba.
Hải informed the Cuban leaders about the outcomes of the delegation’s working trip and affirmed the Vietnamese people’s consistent sentiments and support to the revolutionary cause of the fraternal Cuban people.
At a reception for the Vietnamese Party delegation, José Ramón Machado Ventura, Second Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, highlighted the special brotherhood between the two Parties, Governments and peoples as the two nations will celebrate the 60th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties in December 2020.
He also shared difficulties and challenges that the Cuban people are encountering due to the complicated situation in the region and the world.
The Vietnamese official said he believed that with the strong will, experience and the leadership of the Communist Party of Cuba, the Cuban people will overcome these obstacles to push ahead with their development path.
Hải affirmed that Việt Nam has been and will always stand side by side with the Cuban people in any circumstances.
At the talks with Luis Antonio Torres Iríbar, Secretary of the Havana Party Committee, Hải voiced his hope that the two capital cities will have more cooperation projects in the future to make practical contributions to the development of bilateral traditional relations.
During his working visit to Cuba, Hải also worked with Vice President of the Council of Ministers Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz to discuss cooperation in potential fields. — VNS