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HCM City (VNA) – Vietnamese and Chinese Party officials, scholars and experts gathered at an online symposium on June 25 to discuss the relationship of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Communist Party of China in the past, present and future.

Speaking at the event, Nguyen Ho Hai, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, stressed that the Vietnam-China friendship, founded by the countries’ leaders Ho Chi Minh and Mao Zedong, is a shared treasure of both sides and needs to be further promoted.

He noted that the Parties and States of Vietnam and China have given each other support during the reform and opening and socialism building in each country for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

HCM City Party organisation, administration and people treasure the valuable support from international friends, foreign partners, including those from China, to the city’s efforts to become a socio-economic, trade, science-technology hub of the country and an attractive destination of the region and the world over, the official said.

He held that the symposium creates a good chance for experts and scholars to review the traditional friendship, comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries and draw lessons for each side, thus further promoting the traditional friendship between the two Parties as well as the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries.

For his part, Liu Xiaoming, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, said that the shared path to socialism has brought Vietnam and China closer together to become “good neighbours, good friends, good comrades, and good partners”.

Vietnam and China are among the few socialist countries having Communist Party as the ruling party, which is the choice of not only the history but also the peoples of both sides to represent their interest and their pursuit of happiness.

It is for the interest of both sides to preserve the vitality of the two Parties, which is a motivation for the completion of socio-economic development and the building of strong countries with rich peoples, he said.

The official noted that over the years, under the leadership of the two Parties and efforts of peoples of both sides, China and Vietnam have recorded considerable achievements, while promoting and deepening bilateral relations, especially in economy, trade, investment and COVID-19 prevention and control.

The function is expected to contribute to the growth of the communist movement in the world as well as the acceleration of partnership between political parties of both countries and the reinforcement of traditional ties between China and Vietnam, he added.

Addressing the event, Chinese Consul-General in HCM City Wu Jun said that the history and reality have proved that the persistent pursuit of socialism and the safeguard of security of the political systems in both countries are the most fundamental joint strategic interest of both sides. The staunch leadership of the Communist Party and the superiority of the socialism system are the basic factors for both countries to overcome all the difficulties, he affirmed.

The official stressed that the Party and Government of China are willing to work with Vietnam to promote the traditional friendship, comprehensive partnership between the two countries in the new era, thus building a community with shared destiny and creating new motivation for the growth of bilateral ties as well as the socialism building in both countries.

Participants at the event highlighted the theory of communism, and focused on the relations between the Communist Party of Vietnam and Communist Party of China in the past and the future, among others./.