President Nguyen Xuan Phuc takes an oath on July 26. (Photo: VNA )
Hanoi (VNA) - Top leaders of Laos and China on July 26 sent
congratulatory messages to newly-elected Vietnamese leaders, including
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, National Assembly
Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan.
In his message sent to President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, General Secretary of the Lao
People’s Revolutionary Party and President of Laos Thounglun Sisolith affirmed
his desire to work closely with the Vietnamese leader in the coming time
"to contribute to the enhancement of the great friendship, traditional
fraternity and comradeship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation
between the two Parties, the States and the peoples.
He also pledged to continue directing and leading the implementation of
the outcomes of the talks between Party and State leaders of the two countries
in June 2021 for the interests of their people and for peace, stability,
cooperation and development in the region and the world.
In his congratulatory message to PM Pham Minh Chinh, Lao PM Phankham Viphavanh
promised to work with his Vietnamese counterpart to further develop the great
friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two
Parties, the States and the peoples for the interests of their people and for
peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.
Earlier on July 20, Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Saysomphone
Phomvihane also sent a letter of congratulations to Vuong Dinh Hue on his
election as Chairman of the 15th National Assembly of Vietnam.
Also on July 26, Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of congratulations
to Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
In his message, Xi said that China and Vietnam are socialist neighbours and
enjoy profound traditional friendship and extensive common interests.
In the face of transformations rarely seen in a century and the
once-in-a-century COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides have united and cooperated
together closely and taken concrete actions to enrich their comprehensive
strategic cooperative partnership.
So far this year, Vietnam successfully organised the 13th National Congress of
the Communist Party of Vietnam, while China celebrated the 100th founding
anniversary of the Communist Party of China.
Xi affirmed that he attaches importance to the development of
China-Vietnam relations and stands ready to work with Vietnamese leaders to
strengthen strategic guidance for the relationship between the two Parties and nations.
On the same day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent a congratulatory message to PM
Pham Minh Chinh.
Li recalled the outcomes of their talks in June 2021, in which the two
sides reached important common perceptions on deepening the comprehensive strategic
cooperative partnership between the two countries.
He emphasised his willingness to work with Vietnam to enhance political
trust, consolidate the basis for friendly cooperation, accelerate the connectivity
of development strategies, build up a complexion of mutual benefits and win-win
results, and promote the continuous development of China-Vietnam relations in the
Earlier, on July 20, Chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing
Committee of China Li Zhanshu extended congratulations to Vuong Dinh Hue on his
re-election as Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam in the 15th tenure.
Li said on the basis of the high-level common perceptions, he is willing
to promote exchanges and cooperation between the two legislatures to a new height.
Also on July 26, China’s Vice President Wang Qishan sent a congratulatory
message to Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan./.