General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong (R) shakes hands with Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s Commission for Discipline Inspection Zhao Leji (Photo: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong applauded the recent positive developments of the relations between the Vietnamese and Chinese Parties and States while hosting Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s Commission for Discipline Inspection Zhao Leji in Hanoi on September 27.

At the reception, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Trong thanked Chinese Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping and other leaders of China for sending messages of condolences to the Vietnamese Party, State and people over the passing of President Tran Dai Quang.

He also thanked Zhao for leading a delegation from the Communist Party of China to pay tribute to the Vietnamese leader.

The Party leader spoke highly of the delegation’s visit to Vietnam, saying it will help strengthen mutual understanding, consolidate political trust, and further boost the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China.

He suggested the two sides continue directing the realisation of common perceptions and reached agreements, work harder to foster practical cooperation, respect each other’s legal and legitimate interests, satisfactorily handle sea-related differences, strengthen the friendship between their people, and promote the healthy and stable development of bilateral ties.

General Secretary Trong also urged relevant agencies of the two Parties and States, including inspection and supervision agencies, to increase the sharing of experience in inspection and supervision work and corruption prevention, thus practically contributing to the socialism building cause in each country.

For his part, Zhao affirmed that the Party, Government and people of China attach special importance to their relations with Vietnam, expressing his wish that the two Parties and States to continue instructing agencies at all levels and localities, including inspection and discipline agencies, to enhance exchanges and cooperation to reinforce political trust and develop the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a positive, healthy, stable and long-term manner.

Earlier, Tran Cam Tu, Secretary of the CPV Central Committee and head of the committee’s Inspection Commission, held talks with the Chinese official. The two sides exchanged experience in inspection, discipline and corruption prevention as well as discussed collaboration orientations in the time to come.

After the talks, Tu and Zhao witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam and the National Supervisory Commission of China.

Also on September 27, the Chinese delegation laid a wreath in tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi.-VNA