At the meeting, Alvarez voiced his delight to re-visit HCM City, the economic motive force of Vietnam in the Doi moi (Renewal) process.
He also briefed Le on Cuba’s significant achievements in judicial reform, including the building of a new constitution which received high consensus from the Cuban people in the recent constitutional referendum.
The Cuban official also affirmed that Cuba wants to learn from Vietnam’s experience to revise the constitution, as well as enhance financial self-reliance and decision-making for local authorities through the model of provincial People’s Council.
For her part, Le thanked Cuba for its support and contributions to the revolutionary cause as well as national construction and development of Vietnam, stressing that the sound bilateral relations have been strengthened by Party and State leaders of both nations through various visits and activities.
She also informed the Cuban delegation about HCM City’s socio-economic development and activities of the municipal People’s Council and its relations with central agencies.