Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong welcomes Haitian Senate President hinh anh 1Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (R) welcomes President of the Senate of Haiti Youri Latortue in Hanoi on June 20 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong received on June 20 President of the Senate of Haiti Youri Latortue, who said he considers Vietnam’s development as an example of economic reforms for his country.

Youri Latortue, who is on an official visit to Vietnam, expressed his admiration for the Doi moi (reform) achievements of the Southeast Asian nation.

He informed his host about the outcomes of his talks and meetings with the leaders of the State and the National Assembly of Vietnam. He also briefed about Haiti’s recent situation and thanked Vietnam for the cooperation with and assistance to Haiti.

Haiti wants to enhance cooperation with Vietnam in multiple spheres such as agriculture, transport, telecommunications, and people-to-people exchange, especially the exchange of high-ranking delegations to learn from each other’s experience in country leadership and management, he added.

Congratulating Haiti on its economic reform outcomes and national development, General Secretary Trong described the Vietnam visit by the Haiti parliamentary delegation as a landmark in the friendship and cooperation between the States, parliaments and peoples of the two countries.

He reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy of intensifying and expanding the friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Haiti.

He asked both sides to press on with promoting connections in all aspects, particularly in such potential areas as agriculture, telecommunications and industrial production, thereby substantially contributing to their respective countries’ development.

The Party leader said he believes that the Haitian people will weather all challenges to obtain even greater attainments in building a prosperous and happy nation.-VNA