Vietnamese Fatherland Front delegation visits Cuba hinh anh 1VFF Vice President Bui Thi Thanh (L) holds meets with leader of the Cuban Committees for Defence of the Revolution. (Photo: VNA)

Havana (VNA) – A delegation from the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee led by Vice President Bui Thi Thanh, paid a visit to Cuba from September 12-15 to tighten traditional relations between two public mobilisation organisations.

In talks with Coordinator of the Cuban Committees for Defence of the Revolution Manuel Miranda Martinez, Thanh underlined the VFF’s roles as a largest public organisation in Vietnam in promoting solidarity among people and revolutionary construction.

She conveyed VFF President Tran Thanh Man’s sympathy to Cuban people after Hurricane Irma, while expressing her hope that Cuban people will overcome the hurricane’s aftermaths soon.

For his part, Manuel Miranda Martinez introduced developments and missions of the Cuban Committees for the Defence the of Revolution, which gather over 90 percent of the Cuban people.

He affirmed that Vietnam is always a bright example for Cuba while stressing the significance of the experience exchange between the two organisations.

During the visit to Cuba, the VFF delegation met with Director of the National Assembly’s Commission of International Relations and President of the Cuba-Vietnam Friendship Association Yolanda Ferrer Gomez. They discussed the role of public organisations in elections and legislation.

They also met with Head of the Cuban Communist Party Central Committee’s Department of International Relations Jose Ramon Balaguer and laid a wreath of flowers at the statue of President Ho Chi Minh in Havana as well as visited branches of Cuban Committees for the Defence the of Revolution in several localities.-VNA