Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hosts Hungarian PM hinh anh 1Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong recieves Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hailed the Vietnam visit by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as marking a new development step in the two countries’ relations while giving him a warm welcome in Hanoi on September 25.

He took the occasion to thank the Hungarian people’s valuable and efficient assistance to Vietnam’s liberation cause and nation building, affirming that Vietnam always treasures the traditional friendship with Hungary as well as its current role and position in Europe.

He hailed the European country’s active support and practical cooperation with Vietnam in recent years, especially in training personnel and helping the Vietnamese community in Hungary.

The Party chief welcomed the outcomes to the talks between the two PMs and agreements reached during the visit, and showed his support for stepping up the ties between the two governments and the ruling parties and accelerating cooperation in fields of strengths and demand.

PM Viktor Orbán stated that Hungary treasures the traditional relations with Vietnam and defines the country as an important partner with the longest term potential in Southeast Asia.

He spoke highly of the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding on cooperation between the two ruling parties and expressed his hope for furthering the ties with the Communist Party of Vietnam and heightening the bilateral relations in the coming time.

He said Hungary is determined to boost practical cooperation with Vietnam, especially in personnel training, water resources management, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture and the establishment of the Hungary Culture Centre in Vietnam, with a view to bolstering the friendship between the two peoples.-VNA