|Secretary of the CPV Central Committee Nguyen Xuan Thang (R) and Senior Vice President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Yusuke Amano
Thang, who is Chairman of the CPVCC’s Theoretical Council and President of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, had working sessions with Kazuyuki Nakane, member of the House of Representatives and the Policy Research Council under the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP); Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Norihiro Nakayama; and Senior Vice President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Yusuke Amano.
At the meetings, Thang expressed his appreciation for Japan’s effective cooperation with and assistance to Vietnam in a multitude of fields, and asked Japan to continue helping Vietnam in technology transfer, especially in high-tech agriculture development and human resources training.
The Japanese officials hailed the flourishing Japan-Vietnam ties and voiced their hope to strengthen the strategic partnership in all fields for peace and prosperity in Asia.
On the East Sea issues, they affirmed support for Vietnam’s stance on settling disputes in the East Sea through peaceful measures in line with international law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), to ensure safety and freedom of aviation and navigation in the region.
During the Japan trip, the CPV delegation visited Kyoto and met with Kazutoshi Watanabe, Secretary of the Kyoto Party Committee, to study activities and party building in the Japanese city.
Nguyen Xuan Thang has been in Japan to co-chair the ninth theoretical exchange workshop between the CPV and the Japanese Communist Party.