A high-level delegation from the central committee of the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC) is on a four-day working visit to Vietnam , beginning on October 7.

On Oct. 8, the delegation, headed by the first secretary of the CYLC Central Committee’s Secretariat, Lu Hao, held talks with a delegation of the Secretariat of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s Central Committee, headed by first secretary Vo Van Thuong.

The two sides briefed each other on their activities as well as their countries’ recent socio-economic developments.

They discussed measures to speed up the signing of a cooperation agreement for the 2010-2011 period.

Plans to coordinate with each other in holding people-to-people diplomatic and youth exchange activities in the Vietnam-China Friendship Year 2010 were also discussed.

Secretaries Thuong and Hao agreed that the two sides would further strengthen exchanges in the coming time, aimed at helping the young people of the two countries become better equipped to cope with challenges arising in the course of development of the market economy.

The two youth unions have seen much progress in their cooperation over the past years, contributing to the relationship of friendship and cooperation between the two countries’ young people.

On the same day, Secretary and Head of the Office of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee, Ngo Van Du, met with the Chinese youth delegation.

The delegation’s visit to Vietnam is evidence of the solidarity and friendship between the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the CPV, as well as between the two countries in general and the two countries’ youth in particular, Du said.

He also expressed his wish that the two youth organisations would further strengthen their cooperation in the coming time.

Head of the Chinese youth delegation Lu Hao expressed his pleasure to visit Vietnam and on behalf of the delegation, congratulated Vietnamese people for their great achievements over the past 20 years.

He said he believed the friendly and cooperative relationship between the two countries’ young people would further develop./.