Le Hong Anh, Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, received in Hanoi on March 26 a delegation of the Portuguese Communist Party led by Pedro Guerreiro, head of its international department.

During the reception, the host affirmed that the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) always treasures its ties with traditional partners including the Portuguese Communist Party.

He said that he hopes the Portuguese party will use its prestige in the country to boost bilateral relations between Vietnam and Portugal, especially in economics, trade and investment.

The guest assured that his party will contribute to the development of ties between the two countries.

Earlier the day, the Portuguese delegation and a CPV delegation led by head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan held talks.-VNA