Dinner Banquet in Celebration of the 67th Anniversary of China-Vietnam Diplomatic Ties and 2017 Spring Festival held in Beijing
On January 13th, the CPAFFC and Vietnam Embassy in China jointly held a dinner banquet in celebration of the 67th Anniversary of China-Vietnam Diplomatic Ties and 2017 Spring Festival. Mr. Yu Zhengsheng, Member of the Standing Commitee of the Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee and Chairman of CPPCC and Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) attended the event and made the speeches respectively. Mr. Zhang Qingli, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of CPPCC, Mr. Vo Van Thuong, Member of the Political Bureau and Minister of the Publicity Department of CPV Central Committee, Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Member of the Political Bureau of CPV Central Committee and Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam and other high-level officials and representatives from all social circles of the two countries with 300 in total attended the event.
Yu Zhengsheng said in the speech that China and Vietnam were connected by rivers and mountains and both were socialist countries led by the Communist Parties which shares a interconnected future and common destiny. At present, the bilateral relations enjoy sound momentum of development with furthering political mutual-trust, deepening pragmatic cooperation and closer people-to-people exchanges . China and Vietnam should continue to adhere to the traditional friendship, solidarity and mutual-support, enhance the win-win cooperation and mutual-respect and promote the bilatral strategic cooperative partnership relations for further development.
Nguyen Phu Trong said in the speech that the people-to-people friendship is the foundation and original force for the devleopment of bilateral relations. The two side should make more flexible and diversified efforts in this regard especially to the exchanges between younger generations, thus to enhance the mutual understanding and friendship, inherit and enhance the traditional friendship cultivated by the leaders from older generations of the two countries and push forward the bilateral relations for further development.
Yu Zhengsheng and Nguyen Phu Trong held a meeting before the event.
During the event, artists from both countries staged wonderful performances which pushed the friendship atomosphere in celebration of Spring Festival by both countries to a climax.