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7/7/2018 8:36:05 AM

Cuba looks to learn from Vietnam’s constitutional amendment

Cuba hopes to learn from Vietnam’s experience during its current process of constitutional amendment, stated General Secretary of the Confederation of Cuban Workers Ulises Guilarte Nacimiento.

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu (R) and General Secretary of the Confederation of Cuban Workers Ulises Guilarte Nacimiento. (Photo: VNA)

The Cuban official made his statement at a meeting with Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu in Hanoi on July 6.

At the meeting, Luu affirmed that Vietnam has kept in mind Cuba’s encouragement and financial assistance during the country’s difficult periods.

He acknowledged that bilateral political ties are being fortified via a regular exchange of delegations, particularly high-ranking ones. The exchange has been carried out between the parties, governments, parliaments, sectors, and localities of the two countries, the official added.

He said the improvement in functional dialogues and theoretical discussions, as well as the increasing exchange of opinions at international organisations and local forums, have so far strengthened Vietnamese-Cuban solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.

Luu expressed his delight at the progress Cuba has made, particularly in its update of growth models for education and health.

Voicing his support for Cuba’s constitutional amendment, he said he believes under the country’s Party leadership, the process will be a success in addition to the local reform progress, economic development, and national construction and protection.

Ulises Guilarte Nacimiento took the occasion to send the sincere sympathies of the Cuban Party and Government leaders towards those Vietnamese localities and people affected by recent floods.

He said he expects these areas will soon overcome their difficulties and return to a state of stability.

Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission on Mass Mobilisation, Truong Thi Mai and General Secretary of the Confederation of Cuban Workers Ulises Guilarte Nacimiento. (Source: VNA)

On the same day, the head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission on Mass Mobilisation, Truong Thi Mai, hosted a reception for Ulises Guilarte Nacimiento.

Mai expressed the CPV’s and Vietnamese State’s support for the process of updating the socio-economic development model in Cuba.

She informed the guest on the major outcomes of the seventh conference of the CPV Central Committee and spoke highly of the long-running friendship and solidarity between Vietnamese and Cuban trade unions.

The host affirmed that Vietnam will always stay side by side with Cuban people to lift bilateral ties for time to come.

Nacimiento, for his part, briefed the host on the process of amending the Constitution and updating Cuba’s socio-economic model.

He wished to foster political ties and economic-trade cooperation between the two nations in the near future./.

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