Leaders send condolences over passing of former Chinese Premier

By VNA   October 30, 2023 | 07:33 am PT
Leaders send condolences over passing of former Chinese Premier
Former Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing in 2017. Photo by Reuters
Vietnamese leaders on Monday extended condolences to Chinese leaders over the recent passing of former Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

The messages of condolences were sent by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Vo Van Thuong, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, and National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue to Chinese leaders and Li Keqiang’s family.

In the messages, the Vietnamese leaders said that Li Keqiang was an outstanding leader of the Chinese Party and State, who had made significant contributions to the successful implementation of the Communist Party of China’s first centenary goal of comprehensively building a moderately prosperous society.

Li Keqiang made important contributions to the development of the Vietnam-China friendship and cooperation, particularly in promoting the two countries' comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in the new era.

The Vietnamese Party, State, and people deeply appreciate his contributions to the bilateral ties relations between the two parties and countries, said the leaders.

On the same day, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son sent condolences to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

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