Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) will continue bolstering comprehensive and result-oriented relations with global political parties, a senior Party official said in Hanoi on February 26.

Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan made the remark at a meeting with ambassadors and heads of foreign representative agencies.

He thanked the diplomats for regularly exchanging information and closely cooperating with his commission in diplomatic activities between Vietnam and their nations.

At its recent 12th National Congress, the CPV received warm encouragement via congratulatory messages from leaders and ruling and non-ruling political parties of over 100 countries and diplomatic missions in Vietnam, he added.

Quan stressed the Southeast Asian country will continue the consistent foreign policy of independence, autonomy, peace, cooperation and development, multilateralisation and diversification of external relations, proactive and active international integration, and being a friend, a trustworthy partner and a responsible member of the international community.

The policy’s ultimate goal is to firmly safeguard independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, ensure a peaceful and stable environment, optimise external resources for national development and protection, raise the country’s prestige and stature, and contribute to peace, national independence, democracy and social progress in the world, the official added.

On behalf of the diplomats, Moroccan Ambassador El Houcine Fardani, head of the diplomatic corps in Vietnam, congratulated the success of the 12th National Party Congress and spoke highly of the country’s achievements during the three decades of Doi moi (Reform).

He said he believes that with its sound policies, Vietnam will attain greater accomplishments in national industrialisation and modernisation.

He also valued the effective cooperation between the Commission for External Relations and foreign diplomatic missions, adding that such affiliation will help solidify Vietnam’s connections with other countries.-VNA