Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation returned to Hanoi on Oct. 15, concluding an official visit to China at the invitation of Chinese Party General Secretary and State President Hu Jintao.

Following the visit, Trong cabled a message to Party General and State President Hu, expressing his thanks to the leaders of the Chinese Party, State and people for their warm hospitality during his visit.

Trong said he believed with efforts and determination of the both sides, the common perception and agreements reached during his visit will be implemented effectively and substantially, bringing the Vietnam-China strategic comprehensive cooperative partnership to a new height for happiness of the two peoples and for socialism, peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

Before leaving Shenzhen city, Guangdong province, Trong made a tour of Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation, the world’ leading telecom provider and China’s largest telecom equipment manufacturer which has obtained achievements in investment cooperation in Vietnam. He also visited Mindray Bio-Chemical Electronics company, the world and China’s leading hi-tech medical equipment manufacturer.

During the visit from Oct. 11-15, Trong held talks with Party General Secretary and State President Hu Jintao, and met with chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Wu Bangguo and Premier Wen Jiabao.

He also met with Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Jia Qinglin, Vice State President Xi Jinping, and Vice Premier Li Keqiang.

Both sides informed each other of the situation in their respective parties and countries and discussed measures to further strengthen relations between the two Parties and States, and exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual concern.

Vietnam and China released a joint statement following Trong’s visit./.