Tran Thanh Man, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A Vietnamese Party and State delegation is paying a visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from September 8-11 to attend celebrations of the latter’s Day of the Foundation of the Republic (September 9).

On September 10, the head of the delegation, Tran Thanh Man, who is Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, held talks with Politburo member and Vice Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea Pak Tae Song.

They informed each other of their Party and State’s situation, and exchanged views on measures to boost relations between the two Parties and States.

Pak Tae Song welcomed the Vietnamese delegation’s visit and attendance at the founding day celebrations, affirming that this is great encouragement for the DPRK’s Party, Government, and people.

He affirmed that the DPRK always attaches importance to and wishes to intensify collaboration between the two Parties and States. He said he believes Vietnam will go on to gain even greater achievements in the nation building and safeguarding process.

Man congratulated the DPRK’s people on their achievements over the past seven decades and wished them many more successes.

He stressed the need for the two countries to strengthen cooperation to bring about practical benefits to their people, as well as to contribute to peace, stability, cooperation, and development in the region and across the world.

On the same day, the Vietnamese official had a meeting with Pak Myong Chol, President and General Secretary of the Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland of the DPRK.

Along with its attendance at the founding day celebrations, the Vietnamese delegation also visited several economic, cultural, and historical establishments in Pyongyang. –VNA