A Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) delegation led by head of its Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan held talks with a visiting delegation of the Communist Party of India Marxist (CPIM) in Hanoi on March 27.

The two sides compared notes on their socio-economic situation and regional and international issues of common concern, and discussed specific solutions to enhance cooperation between the two Parties and States.

Quan said the CPV hopes to boost the traditional friendship with the CPIM and further strengthen mutual cooperation at the international forums to promote the Vietnam-India ties in the spirit of the strategic partnership.

CPIM head delegate M.A.Baby, who is a politburo member, spoke highly of Vietnam’s socio-economic achievements over the past years under the CPV leadership.

The Indian party expects to intensify its cooperation with the CPV focusing on information exchange, theory and policymaking - related experience sharing, Baby added.

Earlier, the CPIM delegation had a meeting with head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Vuong Dinh Hue to discuss measures for economic growth and sustainable development.-VNA