Ambassador Saadi Salama
According to Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan, the diplomatic corps and representatives of international organizations in Vietnam are invited to attend the opening and closing sessions of the upcoming 13th National Party Congress, which is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from January 25 to February 2.
The Communist Party of Vietnam has relations with 247 parties in 111 countries around the world. During the past term, the Party's external relations continued to expand and go into depth, achieving many important and comprehensive results.
Ambassador Saadi Salama, Head of the Palestinian diplomatic delegation in Vietnam, shared his pleasure at participating in the National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam for the third time.
“I firmly believe that the 13th National Party Congress will make the right decisions, bring the Vietnamese people to new achievements, and continue to develop the country, as well as relations with other countries in the world,” he said.
He also noted Vietnam's success in COVID-19 prevention as a testament to the correct leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
Ambassador Sengphet Houngboungnuang, Head of the Lao diplomatic delegation in Vietnam, affirmed that, over the past 90 years, the Communist Party of Vietnam has led the people to fight for national independence in 1975, both building and protecting the country; and carried out the renewal process in 1986, thus gaining comprehensive and important results.
Ambassdor Sengphet Houngboungnuang
“With economic growth and important achievements in the Party and political system, Vietnam deserves to be a State of the people, by the people, for the people,” he said, adding that Vietnam’s position, therefore, had been enhanced in the international arena.
“In 2020, with the complicated developments of COVID-19, although Vietnam faced natural disasters, floods and landslides, Party Congresses at all levels succeeded," said the Lao Ambassador.
Ambassador Sengphet Houngboungnuang noted that the Communist Party of Vietnam had prepared the document of the 13th National Party Congress comprehensively and democratically, promoting the opinions of scientists and all classes of people.
Meanwhile, the provisional representative of the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam Irmina Perojo said that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the Vietnamese people had achieved very important socio-economic achievements, as well as success in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. “Vietnam's success in COVID-19 prevention allowed it to host this very important political event,” she added. “That success also allows diplomats and representatives of international organizations in Vietnam to feel very safe, while other countries around the world are coping with an extremely complex pandemic.”
Deputy Ambassador of the UK to Vietnam Marcus Winsley said that the 13th National Party Congress is an important event for Vietnam, the UK, as well as the world.
The UK and Vietnam will co-chair the International Conference on Climate Change in 2021. He expressed his expectation that this content will be mentioned in the discussions at the Congress, through which Vietnam will make messages to demonstrate determination and take concrete measures and programs to address climate and environmental issues./.