A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam headed by Deputy Director of the Party Central Committee’s Office Hoang Cong Hoan attended events in Brasilia , Brazil from Sept. 1-4.

The Vietnamese delegation attended an international seminar on the situation in Latin America and upcoming presidential elections on Sept. 1 and the extraordinary congress of the Brazilian Workers’ Party from Sept. 2-4.

The international seminar drew 88 delegates of 44 parties from 22 countries in Latin America, Europe and Asia , and about 150 domestic delegates.

They discussed the impacts of the current economic crisis, the regional situation and prospects of left-wing Latin American parties at presidential elections to take place this year and in 2012.

The extraordinary congress of the Brazilian Workers’ Party saw the attendance of 88 foreign delegates from 44 parties.

The congress passed a Resolution on the current situation in Brazil , including measures to cope with difficulties in developing Brazil rapidly and sustainably. The congress also passed the amended Party Statutes.

The Vietnamese Party delegation was received by President of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) Renato Rabelo and met with some officials of Brazilian parties and parties of other countries./.