Ben Tre officials and the delegation led by First Secretary of the National Committee of the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) Susely Morfar González pose for a group photo (Photo: VNA)

Ben Tre (VNA) – A delegation led by First Secretary of the National Committee of the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) Susely Morfar González paid a working visit to the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on May 22.

At a working session with Cuban guests, Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Phan Van Mai highlighted traditional and special Vietnam – Cuba ties, saying the local Luong Hoa commune (also called Moncada village) has been selected to establish twin relations with Cuba. In Cuba, there is a village named Ben Tre located in Artemisa province.

Mai said he hopes the UJC and the Ben Tre Party Committee exchange experience in organising youth activities, and expects the UJC to help Cuban firms visit Ben Tre to seek partnerships.

Ben Tre wants to learn from Cuban startup programme, he added.

For her part, Susely Morfar González thanked the provincial support for her visit, particularly a tour to the Moncada village.

She said Cuban youths have been educated on Vietnam’s historical fights for independence and Vietnam – Cuban close-knit ties.

She lauded Ben Tre support for its young residents, particularly in start-up activities. -VNA