(VOV) -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung voiced his support for strengthened relations between China’s Guangdong province and Vietnamese localities and businesses during his December 26 meeting with the head of Guangdong’s People’s Congress as part of his official visit to China.
Talking to Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guangdong provincial People's Congress Huang Longyun, Hung noted the important role that Guangdong plays in the Vietnam-China relationship because of the geographic proximity and time-tested close ties.
The NA leader also briefed the host on the outcomes of his talks and meetings with Chinese leaders in the framework of his visit to China, affirming that Vietnam has placed priority on developing the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, including the sustainable development of the practical and effective relations between their localities.
The Party, the State and the NA of Vietnam will do their utmost to facilitate Chinese investment in Vietnam, Hung told his host.
The fruitful political, economic, cultural and educational cooperation between Vietnam and the province has contributed to consolidating the friendship and the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China, the top legislator said.
He said he hopes that the local leader would implement the joint agreements reached by leaders of the two nations’ Parties and States while intensifying cooperation in economics – trade, education – training, culture, sports, and tourism.
Hung also extended sympathy to the Chinese government and people over the recent landslides disaster in Shenzhen.
The Chairman of Guangdong provincial People's Congress affirmed the multifaceted cooperation ties between his province and Vietnamese localities, especially in economics and trade, saying the Guangdong people and businesses have fostered a traditional friendship and fruitful cooperation with Vietnam.
He updated Vietnamese delegates on the local socio-economic development, adding that the locality is working with Vietnam’s Hai Phong City on building a trade complex in the port city.
The same day, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung visited the relic site of the Vietnamese Revolutionary Youth Association, the Monument to Chinese leader Sun Zhongshan and burnt incense at the grave of Vietnamese martyr Pham Hong Thai in Guangzhou.