HCM City (VNA) – Vice Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong urged the youth unions of Vietnam and Cuba to hold regular exchanges to share working experience in building the unions as the strong vanguards of their countries’ revolutionary and trustworthy personnel reserves for the Parties.

Receiving First Secretary of the National Committee of the Young Communist League of Cuba (UJC) Susely Morfar González on May 21, Phong, who is also Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, assured his guest that the city is determined to continue preserve and develop the heritage left by President Ho Chi Minh and Cuba’s hero Jose Marti and General Commander Fidel Castro, who founded and fostered Vietnam-Cuba traditional friendship.

He congratulated Cuba on successfully holding the election of National Assembly and People’s Committees at all levels and expressed his belief in the success of the Cuban Party, State and people’s cause of updating the socio-economic development model to improve local lives.

Susely Morfar González, for her part, said her visit aims to boost cooperation and share experience in youth union work in the fields of science-technology, biology, and education-training.

She said young Cuban generations are always aware of upholding bilateral special solidarity and close attachment founded by the previous generations.

On the occasion, Phong conveyed his condolences to victims and their families in the recent aircraft crash in Havana.-VNA