A get-together marking the 67th anniversary of China’s National Day (Photo: voh.com.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – A get-together marking the 67 th anniversary of China’s National Day (October 1) took place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 29. 

Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the municipal chapter of the Vietnam-China Friendship Association Duong Quan Ha said the healthy and sustainable development of bilateral ties meet the aspirations and interests of the two countries’ people. 

Over the past years, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), the Chinese Consulate General and business community in Ho Chi Minh City have actively and effectively nurtured the friendship between the two nations, he said. 

Chinese Consul General to HCM City Chen Dehai spoke highly of VUFO’s role in people-to-people diplomacy, becoming an important bridge to foster Vietnam-China friendship. 

Chen said collaboration between Ho Chi Minh City and the Chinese city of Shanghai has been increasingly tightened, making positive contributions to promoting ties between the two countries. 

On the occasion, a photo exhibition featuring the late President Ho Chi Minh in relation with China opened.-VNA