Permanent Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour Tran Thanh Hai has affirmed the solidarity, friendship and cooperation between Vietnamese workers as well as trade union and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korean (DPRK) people and labourers in particular.

Hai made the affirmation at a meeting with DPRK Ambassador Kim Chang Il on January 21, during which he suggested the two countries make more efforts for peace, independence, democracy and social progress.

Expressing his pleasure to receive the diplomat on the threshold of the 64 th anniversary of Vietnam-DPRK diplomatic ties (January 31), Hai briefed his guest on the country’s socio-economic situation, labour affairs and the operation of the Vietnamese trade union over the past time.

The DPRK ambassador spoke highly of cooperation between the two countries and the two trade unions in particular, voicing his hopes that the comprehensive relationship will further develop in the time ahead.

The diplomat invited Hai to visit his country in order to tighten the bilateral ties between the two countries and comprehensive cooperation between the trade unions.-VNA