PM Pham Minh Chinh meets with leaders of Japanese Communist Party and Japanese Parliament
|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) meets with Chairman of the Presidium of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) Central Committee Shii Kazuo. (Photo: VNA)
At the meeting with Chairman of the Presidium of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) Central Committee Shii Kazuo, PM Chinh conveyed greetings of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong to leaders of the JCP.
He informed Shii of the successful holding of the 13th National Party Congress this February, which defined the roadmap and specific measures to build a prosperous Viet Nam, and transform the country into a developing nation with upper-middle-income by 2030 and a developed and high-income nation by 2045.
The Congress also affirmed Viet Nam’s consistent external policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development, diversification, multilateralism, active and proactive international integration; and being a friend, a trustworthy partner and a responsible member of the international community.
The Vietnamese leader welcomed achievements by the JCP over the recent past, notably the successful organisation of its 28th Congress, thereby further playing a significant role in Japan’s politics.
He highly valued trust and traditional solidarity between the two Parties, underlining that the Party, State and people of Viet Nam always remember, treasure and be grateful to the sentiments and support from the JCP and people of Japan during the struggle for national liberation in the past and country construction and safeguarding at present.
He rejoiced that the Viet Nam-Japan extensive strategic partnership has flourished across multiple fields, with a high level of political trust.
PM Chinh asked Shii and his party to continue to pay attention to, support and promote the cooperation and exchanges between the countries and Parties, as well as increase the exchange of delegations and dialogue mechanisms, firstly a theoretical consultation between the CPV and JCP.
He also requested the Japanese side to support Viet Nam to successfully carry out its socio-economic strategies and plans.
For his part, Shii appreciated and spoke highly of the official Japan visit by PM Chinh, believing that it will contribute to bolstering the Viet Nam-Japan extensive strategic partnership across all fields.
|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (left) meets the Japanese President of the House of Councillors Santo Akiko on November 24 in Tokyo. (Photo: VNA)
On the same day, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with the speakers of the House of Councillors and the House of Representatives of the Japanese National Diet in Tokyo.
At a meeting, the Vietnamese Prime Minister announced the results of the 13th National Party Congress, orientation and development goals of Viet Nam for the coming years, and a vision to 2030 and 2045.
He affirmed that Viet Nam consistently pursues a foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development, diversification and multilateralisation of relations; proactive and active international integration; being a friend, a reliable partner and responsible member of the international community.
The Prime Minister expressed his delight at the strong, comprehensive and substantive development of the extensive strategic partnership between Viet Nam and Japan over the past time. He once again thanked the Japanese Government for helping Viet Nam in the fight against COVID-19 and highly appreciated the contributions of the House of Councillors and President Santo Akiko to the development of the two countries' cooperative relations.
He emphasised that Viet Nam always attaches importance to and makes every effort to implement commitments on official development assistance (ODA) projects. He suggested strengthening cooperation between the two legislative bodies and hoped the House of Councillors will support major collaboration plans between the two countries
While applauding Viet Nam's achievements in socio-economic development and external relations in recent years and the two sides' mutual support in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, President Santo Akio highlighted the importance of further strengthening the extensive and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
She said she will support the Japanese Government to continue collaboration and help Viet Nam in socio-economic development as well as be willing to pay attention to assist the Vietnamese community in Japan.
The Prime Minister conveyed an invitation to visit Viet Nam from National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue to President of the House of Councillors Santo Akiko.
|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (left) shakes hands with the Japanese Speaker of the House of Representatives Hosoda Hiroyuki in Tokyo on November 24. (Photo: VNA)
In the afternoon, Prime Minister Chinh met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives Hosoda Hiroyuki, during which he informed the speaker of Viet Nam's socio-economic development.
Chinh expressed his pleasure with the comprehensive development of the Viet Nam-Japan extensive strategic partnership and thanked for Japan's valuable and timely support for Viet Nam in the COVID-19 fight.
The PM affirmed that Viet Nam attaches importance to and wishes to join Japan in opening a new stage of development in the extensive strategic partnership in fields, contributing to maintaining peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region.
He suggested the House of Representatives continue to strengthen cooperation, exchange and share experience between the National Assembly committees of the two countries.
Chinh said he supports the strengthening of collaboration in COVID-19 prevention and control, increase connectivity between the two economies, as well as multifaceted cooperation in the post-COVID-19 period.
The PM also extended an invitation to visit Viet Nam from NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives expressed his pleasure at the development and achievements of cooperation between Viet Nam - Japan relations over the past time and the achievements Viet Nam has gained in socio-economic development and COVID-19 prevention and control.
He said that the House of Representatives attaches great importance to relations with Viet Nam and hopes to promote the Viet Nam-Japan extensive strategic partnership, supports lifting the two countries' relations to a new height, and close cooperation between the House of Representatives and the National Assembly of Viet Nam. The Speaker of the House of Representatives affirmed his willingness to pay attention to support the Vietnamese community in Japan.