Overview of the ceremony (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam-China Friendship Association (VCFA) in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony on January 13 to mark the 67th anniversary of the Vietnam-China diplomatic ties (January 18, 1950-2017).

Addressing the event, Duong Quan Ha, Chairman of the VCFA stressed that Vietnam and China are neighbouring countries sharing a long-standing friendship and growing comprehensive cooperation.

Along with expanding economic-trade cooperation, Vietnam and China are enjoying fruitful results of their education-training and tourism partnership, he noted, adding that the collaboration between Ho Chi Minh City and Chinese localities is also flourishing.

Ha said in the coming time, the Ho Chi Minh City’s VCFA will continue to work closely with the Chinese Consulate General and the Association of Chinese Business in the city to conduct diverse activities to foster the friendship, solidarity and cooperation between the two peoples.

Chinese Consul General in HCM City Chen Dehai stressed that the relationship between the two countries has grown both on scale and in depth, while people-to-people contact has been promoted, contributing to mutual understanding.

He expressed hope that the bilateral ties will continue to thrive in the future.-VNA