Nguyen Van Binh, Politburo member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (L) meets Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan in Beijing on April 17. (Photo: VNA)

Beijing (VNA) – The Vietnamese Party, State and people always attach much importance to and want to join hands with their Chinese counterparts to consolidate the traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with China, said Nguyen Van Binh, Politburo member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).

Binh, who is also Secretary of the CPV Central Committee and Head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs, made the statement while meeting with Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan in Beijing, China, on April 17.

He suggested both sides continue carrying out the common important perceptions of senior leaders of the two Parties and nations as well as already-signed documents, maintain and increase high-level meetings, and improve efficiency of practical cooperation in various fields.

On this occasion, Binh congratulated China on successfully organising the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress and the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He expressed his hope that under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Chinese people will realise the targets set by the 19th National Congress of the CPC.

The Vietnamese Party official also congratulated Wang on his election as Vice President of China.

For his part, Wang affirmed that the Party, Government and people of China always treasure ties with Vietnam and stands ready to join hands with the Party, State and people of Vietnam to develop the bilateral relations.

He wished that the two sides will continue to exchange high-level delegations, consolidate political trust, promote strategic connections and well control differences in an effort to develop relations between the two Parties and nations in a stable and healthy manner in the coming time.

During his stay in Beijing, Binh had meetings with officials of the Central Policy Research Office, Development Research Centre of the State Council and State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.

At these meetings, the two sides shared measures to boost reform, innovation, global integration and socio-economic development in each country.

Binh is leading a CPV delegation on a working visit to China from April 15-19 at the invitation of the CPC’s Central Committee. Apart from Beijing, the delegation will also visit Shanghai.-VNA