General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed his wish that the CPV and the Communist Party of Brazil (PCB) will enhance ties in the coming time, thus deepening links between the two countries.

While receiving PCB President Jose Renato Rabelo in Hanoi on April 9, Trong highly valued the Party’s contributions to left-wing movements in Latin America .

He said he believes the PCB will reap greater achievements in the struggle for the interest of working people, as well as for the common fight of Brazilian and Latin American people for peace, national independence, democracy and social progress.

For his part, Rabelo congratulated Vietnam on its socio-economic achievements over the past time and its growing position in the region and the world.

He expressed his desire to further promote solidarity, friendship and bilateral cooperation between the two Parties, nations and peoples.

Earlier, the Brazilian guest held talks with head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan. The two sides discussed ways to bolster future cooperation between the two Parties, including the exchange of delegations and sharing of information and research experience.

They agreed to work together at multilateral forums of political parties, and help each other develop ties with political parties in Southeast Asia and Latin America .

On the occasion, Rabelo invited a CPV delegation to attend the PCB’s 13 th National Congress scheduled for November.

During its stay, the Brazilian delegation also paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum, and visited several economic and cultural facilities in Ninh Binh and Ho Chi Minh City . They worked with the CPV Central Committee’s Central Economic Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Vietnam–Brazil Friendship and Cooperation Association.-VNA