CPV Central Committee Secretary visits Japan hinh anh 1Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane  presents a gift to Secretary of the CPV Central Committee Nguyen Xuan Thang (L).  (Photo: VNA)

Tokyo, (VNA) –A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Nguyen Xuan Thang, Secretary of the CPV Central Committee, is on a working visit to Japan from December 24-28.

While in Japan, Thang, who is also in charge of the CPV Central Committee’s Theoretical Council and Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, had a working session with Chairman of the Presidium of the Communist Party of Japan (CPJ) Kazuo Shii.

Host and guest informed each other about the situation of their respective parties and countries, and discussed regional and international issues of shared concern as well as strategies of international relations in the recent times.

They also talked measures to enhance cooperation between the CPV and the CPJ in the time ahead, focusing on theoretical issues.

Thang also met with Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Special Advisor to the Japanese Prime Minister Kentaro Sonoura, Minister in charge of Administrative Reform Hiroshi Kajiyama and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane.

They looked into measures to promote the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership, looking towards the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries (1973-2018).

The Vietnamese Party official also had meetings with President of Japan’s Policy Research Institute Akihiko Tanaka and leaders of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), during which the two sides sought ways to intensify and improve the efficiency of cooperation in human resources training and development, meeting Vietnam’s demands in the new period.-VNA