Chargé d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam Yin Haihong addresses the banquet in Hanoi on September 30 (Photo: qdnd.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – A banquet was held in Hanoi on September 30 to celebrate the 69th National Day of China (October 1, 1949).

The event was attended by member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, officials of some Vietnamese ministries, sectors and localities, and representatives of diplomatic corps and international organisations in Hanoi.

On behalf of the Vietnamese Party, State and people, Minister Dung congratulated the Chinese Party, State and people on the enormous achievements they have attained over the last 69 years.

He expressed his belief that the Chinese people will fulfil the tasks set at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and soon realise the goal of a “comprehensive well-off society” and a modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious and beautiful.

Applauding the recent outcomes of the two countries’ relations, he reiterated that Vietnam always attaches importance to and wants to, together with China, enhance the traditional friendship and substantive cooperation, thereby developing bilateral ties in a result-oriented manner and practically benefitting the two peoples, the region and the world.

At the reception, Chargé d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam Yin Haihong reviewed her country’s accomplishments in the past 69 years. She noted that with both sides’ efforts, the China – Vietnam comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership has sustained the upward trend.

The diplomat affirmed that China is ready to join Vietnam’s efforts to promote win-win cooperation so as to lift bilateral relations to a new level, bring happiness to the two peoples and contribute to peace, stability and development in the region.–VNA