A delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) recently
visited Mozambique to attend a ceremony marking the 50 th anniversary
of the Liberation Front of Mozambique (FRELIMO).
At the ceremony, Mozambican President and President of FRELIMO Armando
Guebuza applauded the presence of 12 fraternal parties, which, he said,
reflects their friendship and solidarity with the Party, Government and
people of Mozambique .
On speaking at the
event, the head of the Vietnamese delegation and Secretary of the Party
Committee in northern Ninh Binh province, Bui Van Nam, congratulated
FRELIMO and the Mozambican people on the successes they have recorded
during their struggle for independence, peace, development and
prosperity over the past half a century.
that Vietnam is keen to expand mutually beneficial ties with
Mozambique , which contributes to peace, cooperation and development.
During their stay in Mozambique , the CPV
delegation met with Prime Minister Aires Ali and leading FRELIMO
officials to discuss measures to strengthen the traditional friendship
and cooperation between both Parties and States.
The Mozambican leaders praised the success of Movitel, a joint venture
between Vietnam ’s military telecommunications corporation Viettel
and a Mozambican partner. It is expected that more Vietnamese businesses
will invest in Mozambique in the future.
After concluding their visit to Mozambique , the Vietnamese delegation
travelled to Angola , where they met with Afonso Van-Dunem Mbinda,
Secretary of the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA)
Central Committee for External Affairs.
said that the MPLA is interested in learning from Vietnam ’s
experiences as it is carrying out a policy of encouraging national
accord to ensure a peaceful, united and stable country. He added that
his party will send a senior level delegation to Vietnam later this