| Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s Commission for Discipline Inspection Zhao Leji (L)
Trong thanked Chinese Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping and other leaders of China for extending messages of condolence to the Vietnamese Party, State and people over the demise of late President Tran Dai Quang.
He also thanked Zhao for leading a delegation from the Communist Party of China to pay their last respects to the Vietnamese State leader.
The Party Chief highlighted the delegation’s Vietnam visit to Vietnam as a contribution to deepening mutual understanding, and enhancing political trust, and further fostering the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two nations.
Both sides should continue directing the realization of common perceptions and reached agreements, work towards practical cooperation, respect each other’s legal and legitimate interests, satisfactorily deal with disagreements at sea, and promote the friendship between their people as well as healthy and stable development of bilateral relations, he said.
The Party leader also asked relevant agencies of the two Parties and States, including inspection and supervision agencies to strengthen experience sharing in inspection and supervision work and corruption prevention as a way of practically contributing to the socialism building cause in each country.
In reply, Zhao affirmed the Chinese Party, Government and people’s recognition of great importance to their relations with Vietnam, expressing a desire that the two Parties and States would continue instructing agencies at all levels and localities, including inspection and discipline agencies, to intensify exchanges and cooperation toward a higher level of political trust and develop the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a positive, healthy, stable and long-term fashion.
Earlier, Tran Cam Tu, Secretary of the CPV Central Committee and head of the committee’s Inspection Commission, held talks with the Chinese official. Both sides exchanged experience in inspection, discipline and corruption prevention as well as discussed collaboration orientations in the time ahead.
After the talks, Tu and Zhao witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam and the National Supervisory Commission of China.
The same day, the Chinese delegation laid a wreath in tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi.