Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for External Affairs Hoang Binh Quan attended a workshop honouring India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in New Delhi, India.

The November 17-18 event celebrated the 125th birthday anniversary of the late leader who is considered the architect of the modern Indian state and democracy.

J. Nehru emerged as the co-founder of the Non-Alignment movement and the initiator of a wide range of ideological values regarding liberation, peace, democracy, equality, and compassion.

A remembrance statement was issued at the end of the workshop, asserting the commitments to maintaining the late Prime Minister’s viewpoints on the world and his heritage.

On the occasion, the Vietnamese Party officials met with Indian National Congress Party (INCP) President Sonia Gandhi who expressed her wish to further enhance the time-honoured friendship between the Vietnamese and Indian parties and peoples.

They discussed regional and global issues of mutual concerns with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the People’s Party (BJP) as well as seeking measures to increase Party relations with those from the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the CPI-Marxist.-VNA