Vietnam- China friendship association welcomes new leadership

The fifth national congress of the Vietnam – China Friendship Association for the 2012- 2017 term was held in Hanoi on July 10.

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  • Attending the event were Deputy Prime Minister and president of the Vietnam- China Bilateral Co- operation Steering Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, chairman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Association Vu Xuan Hong, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Tran Dac Loi, and Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Kong Xuanyou.

    The congress elected a new executive board, chaired by Party Central Committee member Nguyen Xuan Thang, who is also president of the Vietnam Institute for Social Sciences.

    The new leadership vowed to strengthen the traditional cooperation friendship and cooperation between and a developed friendship between the two peoples of Vietnam and China.

    The Vietnamese Deputy PM and the Chinese Ambassador congratulated the congress on its success.

    VNA/ VOV online