Meeting French National Assembly President Richard Ferrand on November 4, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh spoke highly of the important contributions of Vietnamese and French legislatures to the relations between the two countries and cooperation between their localities.
For his part, Ferrand affirmed that France attaches importance to Vietnam’s role and position in the region, and lauded the country’s efforts in pandemic containment and economic recovery over the past time.
The two leaders shared the view on the Vietnam-France special historic relationship with close bonds in many aspects, and expressed their resolve to deepen the strategic partnership across many spheres.
They said countries should uphold the sense of responsibility to contribute to peace, stability and prosperity in the region.
Receiving Fabien Roussel, National Secretary of the French Communist Party, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said cooperation between the communist parties of Vietnam and France has significantly contributed to the nations’ strategic partnership and connected their peoples.
Chinh highlighted that the Vietnamese Party, State, ad people always value the solidarity and valuable support from French communists and people for Vietnam in its past struggles for independence and current national protection and development causes.
For his part, Fabien Roussel believed Chinh’s current official visit to France will create an impetus for the countries’ ties to continue to develop strongly in the future.
French communists have always been supporting and will continue to do their best to contribute to strengthening the sound cooperation relations between the parties, countries and the peoples of Vietnam and France, Fabien Roussel stressed.
At the meeting with French and French-Vietnamese doctors and medical experts, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said that recently, the fourth wave of COVID-19 epidemic has spread strongly around the world, including Vietnam, causing great impacts on all aspects of social life.
However, with the efforts, solidarity and unanimity of the whole country and the help of international friends, including France, the epidemic has been brought under control.
The doctors and experts expressed their honor to meet and share their feelings, responsibilities and aspirations with the Prime Minister. French doctors of Vietnamese origin also show the sentiments and wish to contribute to the public health sector in Vietnam./.