PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with families of former Chinese experts who supported Vietnam during the resistance wars in the past.
The PM, who is on an official visit to China, said he is impressed by meeting the former experts and their relatives who have greatly contributed to the two countries’ friendship, solidarity and cooperation.
He described the ex-specialists and their relatives’ contribution and sentiment to his country as a vivid demonstration of the time-honored and strong friendship between Viet Nam and China.
The Party and State of Viet Nam always keep in mind their devotion to the nations’ amity and solidarity, he said, voicing his hope that their sincere sentiment will be upheld and developed by younger generations
On behalf of the Chinese side, ex-specialist Zhang Dewei, who used to be a Chinese Ambassador to Viet Nam, recalled the time he and his Vietnamese comrades weathered difficulties during the resistance wars against invaders. He said he considers Viet Nam as his second homeland.
|PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) shakes hands with Chinese former specialist Zhang Dewei, Beijing, September 13, 2016 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu