Vietnam Attends 26th Sao Paulo Forum in Brazil
|Le Hong Quang, member of the Party Central Committee, secretary of the An Giang Provincial Party Committee (far left) speaks at the 26th São Paulo Forum. Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in Brazil
Within the framework of the 26th São Paulo Forum, Le Hong Quang, member of the Party Central Committee, secretary of the An Giang Provincial Party Committee delivered a speech at the opening session. He expressed deep gratitude to the communist parties, workers, and progressive forces for their support in the struggles for national independence and unification in the past, and in the present-day construction and defense of the country.
Member of the Party Central Committee Le Hong Quang appreciated the development and contribution of forces in Latin America in promoting integration, regional linkage, cooperation, development and peace in the world.
Le Hong Quang also shared about the socio-economic development situation, the achievements of the Doi Moi (renewal process) over the past 35 years of Vietnam.
He reaffirmed the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, multilateralization and diversification, and advocated building a comprehensive and modern diplomacy.
Quang also emphasized the goal of making the country develop quickly and sustainably, becoming a developed and high-income country by 2045.
|Le Hong Quang, member of the Party Central Committee, secretary of the An Giang Provincial Party Committee worked with the parties in Brazil. Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in Brazil
During their visit in Brazil, the delegation had a meeting with the President of the Brazilian Labor Party, and discussed with political parties in the region.
They visited and worked with the Vietnamese Embassy in Brazil to express solidarity, and exchange measures to strengthen friendship and cooperation with political parties in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Within the framework of the visit to Bolivia, the delegation had meetings with Bolivian Vice President David Choque Huanca, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Jerges Mercado, Minister of the Bolivian Presidency María Nela Prada, Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta, and Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energies Franklin Molina.
They held talks with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Bolivia Ignacio Mendoza Pizzaro, and worked with the Bolivian Workers' Center.
They also attended the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the communist youth union of Bolivia, and Venezuela’s 212th Anniversary of Independence.
|Le Hong Quang (right) meets with Vice President of Bolivia David Choque Huanca. Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in Brazil
On the basis of consistent implementation of the foreign policy, multilateralization and diversification of foreign relations, building a comprehensive and modern diplomacy, Le Hong Quang affirmed that Vietnam wishes to promote relations with political parties in Bolivia, contributing to the promotion of State relations and people-to-people diplomacy, for the common interests of each party, the two States and the two peoples.
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