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Cairo (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt and Lebanon Do Hoang Long attended a ceremony celebrating the 92nd founding anniversary of the Lebanese Communist Party (LCP) in the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on October 24.

Speaking at the event, LCP Secretary General Hanna Gharib expressed his thanks to the great support and international solidarity that communist and fraternal left-wing parties have provided for LCP over the past years, including the Communist Party of Vietnam.

She affirmed that the LCP always strives to build a country of peace and solidarity for the benefit of the people, and for the sake of the region and the world.

Following the ceremony, the LCP Secretary General held a working session with the Vietnamese Ambassador, during which, she expressed admiration of Vietnam’s heroic struggle for national liberation and achievements in the current cause of national construction and defence.

Gharib said she closely follows the recent developments in the East Sea and wishes to learn from Vietnam’s experience in carrying out the policy of renovation, national construction and development.

She said a LCP delegation led by Politburo member Ghasan Dibeh will visit Vietnam to attend the 18th international meeting of communists and workers’ parties to be held in Hanoi.

Ambassador Long, for his part, informed the host of the success of the 12th National Party Congress, the Party leadership over the national construction and development, and the application of the socialism-oriented market economy model.

On the East Sea issue, he highlighted Vietnam’s consistent stance on supporting the settlement of disputes by peaceful means on the basis of respect for international law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

On the occasion, he also held meetings with LCP Politburo members, and the Russian and Chinese ambassadors to Lebanon.-VNA