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HÃ Ná»I â Global leaders have sent their congratulations to Viá»t Nam to mark the countryâs 73rd National Day (September 2, 1945).
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Chinaâs Central Committee and President of China Xi Jinping offered his congratulations to General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viá»t Nam (CPV)âs Central Committee Nguyá» n PhÃº Trá»ng and President Tráº§n Äáº¡i Quang. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also sent a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Nguyá» n XuÃ¢n PhÃºc, while Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National Peopleâs Congress of China Li Zhanshu extended his greetings to Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyá» n Thá» Kim NgÃ¢n.
In their messages, the leaders of the Chinese Party, State, Government and National Peopleâs Congress highly valued the achievements Viá»t Nam had made, voicing their belief that under the CPVâs leadership, the Vietnamese people would realise the target of building a socialist State with prosperous people, a strong country and a democratic, equitable and civilised society.
They affirmed that China attached importance to developing relations with Viá»t Nam and was willing to join Viá»t Nam in developing their comprehensive strategic co-operative partnership in a stable, healthy and sustainable manner.
President Quang and PM PhÃºc also received similar messages from US President Donald Trump, who affirmed that 2018 is an outstanding year with milestones recorded in Viá»t Nam-US relations.
President Trump said he was satisfied with his visits to ÄÃ Náºµng and HÃ Ná»i last year, and applauded the increasing connectivity between the two countries as reflected in their Comprehensive Partnership. He believed that 2019 would be a promising year for bilateral ties, and is looking forward to working with Vietnamese leaders in stepping up the realisation of priorities set for the Indo-Pacific region.
General Secretary of the Lao Peopleâs Revolutionary Party and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith, PM Thongloun Sisoulith and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Pany Yathotou also sent congratulatory messages to the top four Vietnamese leaders.
The Lao leaders expressed their delight at the unceasing development of the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive co-operation between the two countriesâ Parties, States and people and affirmed that despite how complex the regional and international situation was, the Lao Party, State and people would, together with Viá»t Nam, continue to nurture special bilateral relations.
Meanwhile, Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, the Central Committee of the Cambodian Peopleâs Party, PM Samdech Techo Hun Sen, President of the Senate Say Chhum and senior parliamentarian Samdech Heng Samrin also sent letters of congratulations, applauding the growth of the solidarity, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, sustainable and long-term co-operation between the Cambodian and Vietnamese Parties, Governments and people.
In his messages sent to the Vietnamese President and PM, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez offered the warmest congratulations and stressed determination to strengthen long-lasting friendship, fraternity and co-operation between the two nations.
The leaders of Viá»t Nam also received congratulations from Russian President Vladimir Putin, PM Dmitry Medvedev, Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin, and Chairwoman of the Federation Council Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko.
The Russian leaders highlighted that the countriesâ time-tested friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership had taken dynamic steps and made big accomplishments in enhancing trustworthy political ties and relations in economy-trade, science-technology, and culture and humanism, thus ensuring their peoplesâ interests and contributing to stability and security in the Asia-Pacific region.
Singaporean President Halimah Yacob and PM Lee Hsien Loong also extended their congratulations to their Vietnamese counterparts, saying that Viá»t Nam had made great socio-economic progress and become one of the fastest growing economies in the region, while also being a leading option for foreign investors, including those from Singapore.
In his message sent to PM PhÃºc, Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha noted that Thailand and Viá»t Nam had close and dynamic relations based on common visions and interests, along with long-standing people-to-people exchanges.
Myanmar President Win Myint and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, as well as Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and PM Narendra Modi cabled their messages of congratulations to President Quang and PM PhÃºc.
In their message the Myanmar representatives expressed their delight at the rapid development of Viá»t Nam-Myanmar friendship and co-operation, both bilaterally and multilaterally, particularly within the ASEAN. The Myanmar leaders believed the Comprehensive Cooperative Partnership between the two nations would be continuously consolidated and developed for mutual benefits.
Meanwhile, the Indian leaders said Viá»t Nam is a key pillar in Indiaâs âLook Eastâ policy and expressed confidence in the growth of the Viá»t Nam-India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for mutual benefits and for peace and development in the region.
Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove sent a congratulatory letter to President Quang, saying Australia highly values its relationship with Viá»t Nam.
The Governor-General said he was delighted to find the importance of bilateral ties was acknowledged by the Vietnamese and Australian PMs in the joint statement on establishing Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership in early 2018, expecting the relationship to thrive on the basis of their freshly upgraded relations.
President Moon Jae-in also delivered a congratulatory message to President Quang, in which he expressed his hope that based on agreements secured by both sides in his visit to Viá»t Nam last March, more diverse co-operation activities will be held, bringing wealth and happiness to people of both nations and deepening their mutual understanding and friendship.
Japanese Emperor Akihito conveyed his sincere congratulations and wish for prosperity to the Vietnamese people.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko extended his greetings to Party General Secretary Trá»ng and President Quang, while Belarusian PM Sergei Rumas sent a message of congratulations to PM PhÃºc.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon also sent congratulatory messages to President Quang. â VNS