Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (in the middle) (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Party and State leaders worldwide continued to convey their congratulations to Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on his re-election at the 12th National Party Congress that closed last month.

They include Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni; General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) Suravanram Sudhakar Reddy; General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Sitaram Yechury; Indian President Pranab Mukherjee; Chairman of the People’s Action Party of Singapore Khaw Boon Wan; Belarusian President Lukashenko Aleksandr; General Secretary of the Portuguese Communist Party Jeronimo de Sousa; General Secretary of the Progressive Party of Working People of Cyrus Andros Kyprianou; and Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

Greetings were also sent by the Democratic Party of Italy, the Labour Party of Belgium, the Communist Party of Germany, the Social Democratic Party of Germany and the chief representative of the Friedrich Ebert Institute in Vietnam Erwin Schweisshelm, Chairman of the Japan – Vietnam Friendship Association Furuta Motoo and President of the Japan – Vietnam Council for Peace and Friendship Murayama Tomiichi.-VNA