Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong left Kunming city, Yunnan province for Hanoi on April 10, concluding his four-day visit to China at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and State President Xi Jinping.

During the stay, the Party chief held talks with Party General Secretary and State President Xi Jinping; met with member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee and Premier of the State Council Li Keqiang, member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Zhang Dejiang; member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee and Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Yu Zhengsheng.

In a friendly and candid atmosphere, the two sides informed one another of the situations in their respective Parties and countries, discussed issues in-depth and reached broad common perceptions on the orientation and major measures to intensify ties between the two Parties and countries.

Concluding the visit, they issued the Vietnam-China joint communiqué affirming the outcomes of the visit and key perceptions reached between Party and State leaders in order to further develop the Vietnam-China neighbourly friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a healthy, stable and sustainable fashion for the sake of the two peoples and for peace, stability and prosperity in the region and the world.

Party leaders Nguyen Phu Trong and Xi Jinping met and addressed the 15 th friendly gathering of Vietnam – China youth and toured an exhibition of the outcomes of 10 Party ideology workshops.

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong also met Chinese war veterans, families of those who assisted Vietnam during the war, staff from the Vietnamese embassy and the Vietnamese student community in Beijing.

In Yunnan, he learned about the local urban development model, visited the Kunming Urban Planning Museum and met the staff of the Vietnamese Consulate General and student community.

The Party leader also received executives of several Chinese corporations active in Vietnam.

Officials of the Vietnamese delegation held bilateral meetings with Chinese partners, attended the launch of Vietjet Air flights linking Vietnamese and Chinese localities, and toured some Yunnan firms.-VNA