Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong received Liu Yunshan, member of the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee (CPC CC)’s political bureau in Hanoi on June 6.

Liu, who is also Secretary of the CPCCC Secretariat and Director of the CPC’s Propaganda Department, is leading a CPC delegation to visit Vietnam and attend the eighth theoretical workshop between the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Communist Party of China.

Party General Secretary Trong warmly welcomed the visit by a CPC delegation, expressing his hope that the successful organisation of the workshop, which focused on renovating economic growth model in Vietnam and changing economic development mode in China, will enrich knowledge and theories on renovating economic growth model for sustainable development.

He spoke highly of the results of theoretical talks between the two Parties, saying that the exchange of information and experiences between the two sides in research and creativeness is necessary and important to further boost relations between the two Parties and nations.

He also expressed his delight as the two countries have overcome difficulties to maintain and develop the Vietnam-China comprehensive cooperative strategic partnership intensively, bringing in practical interests for the two people, making important contribution to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world at large.

General Secretary Trong added that the Vietnamese Party, State and people consistently attach great importance to consolidating and developing the comprehensive cooperative strategic partnership with China, considering it one of the top priority in the country’s foreign policy.

At the meeting, Liu briefed General Secretary Trong of China’s recent developments and said that that the Chinese Party and Government attach importance to developing the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries in order to strengthen the ruling status of each Party and promote building of socialism in each country.

China is consistent, together with Vietnam, to solve satisfactorily issues existed in the relationship, increase consolidation and development of ties between the two Parties and countries in the coming time, he affirmed.

He highly valued the significance and practical effect of theoretical workshops between the two Parties, describing the development of mechanism for holding such workshops as a spotlight in cooperation between the Communist Party of China and the Communist Party of Vietnam.

He said he believed that cooperation between the two Parties’ propaganda and education agencies will be expanded, contributing to the relations between the two Parties, countries and peoples.

Also the same day, Vietnamese delegation led by Dinh The Huynh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Head of the Commission for Popularisation and Education, held talks with the Chinese delegation.

Both sides informed each other of recent situation of each Party and nation, and discussed relations between the two Parties and countries, the two Parties’ work on theory and thought, orientation and plans for cooperation between the two commissions as well as international and regional issues of common concerns.

The two sides signed an agreement on mechanism for cooperation and exchange between the two commissions, thus helping deepen the two commissions’ cooperation and contributing to developing the traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties and countries.-VNA