Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s top leaders extended congratulations to their Chinese counterparts on the occasion of China’s 67th National Day (October 1, 1949-2016) and re-affirmed that Vietnam always treasures the ties with China.

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, State President Tran Dai Quang, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, sent their congratulatory messages to Party General Secretary and State President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Zhang Dejiang on the occasion.

In the messages, the Party and State leaders congratulated the Chinese people on their attainments over the past 67 years and wished them to attain more and successfully realize the goal of building a socialist-oriented, modern, prosperous, democratic, civilized and harmonious State.

They affirmed that the Party, State and people of Vietnam want to unceasingly cement and promote the traditional friendship between the two countries; deepen result-oriented cooperation; and elevate the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a sustainable and healthy manner, with a view of bringing visible benefits for the two countries and people, and contributing to peace and stability in the region and the world at large.

On the occasion, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh cabled a congratulatory message to State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.-VNA