The Party chief in particular praised the Chinese diplomat's efforts to expand cooperation among sectors and localities of both nations as well as people-to-people exchanges.
The two countries need to effectively carry out agreements reached by the two nations, he said while calling the ambassador to continue to make his contribution to the Vietnam-China traditional friendship and strategic cooperative partnership.
In reply, Hong Xiaoyong thanked Vietnamese Party and State leaders, and those from ministries, sectors and localities for their great support for him during his working term in Vietnam.
He showed his impression of Vietnam’s tremendous achievements across a variety of fields, as well as the fruitful development of the relations between the two Parties and States.
The Chinese ambassador assured his nation's wish to join hands with Vietnam in boosting political trust and practical cooperation in diverse fields, intensifying people-to-people exchange, and reinforcing the friendship for mutual benefit and development in the interest of the two peoples.