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Vietnamese, Swiss parties boost cooperation

Nguyen Thi Hoang Van, deputy head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, met with Chairman Alexandre Eniline and other leaders of the Swiss Party of Labour in Switzerland on November 27 (local time).

The meeting took place within the framework of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Switzerland.

At the meeting, the two sides informed each other about the situation of each party and country, shared experience in expanding the number of party members, and discussed measures to strengthen cooperation between the two sides in the coming time.

Van congratulated the Swiss Party of Labour on successfully organising its national congress. She thanked the party for supporting Vietnam in the cause of national defence, construction and development and for actively contributing to strengthening the Vietnam - Switzerland relations.

The official also suggested the Swiss party promote information exchanges with the Vietnamese side, further support Vietnam's stances on regional and international issues, and coordinate with Vietnam at multilateral party forums.

For his part, Alexandre Eniiline and other members affirmed that their party attaches great importance to cooperation with the Communist Party of Vietnam.

Expressing their admiration at the achievements that Vietnam has achieved in the Doi Moi (reform) process, especially in socio-economic fields, hunger eradication and poverty reduction, they said they highly value the good relationship between the two countries.

The two sides agreed to implement a series of measures to enhance cooperation between the two parties in the coming time for the benefits of the two countries' people./.