With the aim of strengthening bilateral relations and multi-faceted cooperation, the trip of the Mozambican Parliamentary Leader responds to the call of her counterpart Fung Dinh Heu and is considered a milestone in the strengthening of traditional friendship ties.
This is Esperanza Bias’ first visit to Vietnam since she took office in January 2020, and it gives continuity to the existing cooperative relations between the legislatures of both countries, which have been constantly strengthened and developed.
Earlier this month, the VNA news agency reported, the Supreme Leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, spoke with the President of Frelimo and the President of Mozambique, Felipe Jacinto Nyusi, and both parties suggested strengthening the potential of the CPV. Each nation deepens existing ties.
They also called for intensifying exchanges and contacts of delegations, as well as strengthening bilateral cooperation in politics, economy, trade, security, defense, education and training, tourism and culture, in international multilateral forums and in the region.
Vietnam and Mozambique established diplomatic relations on June 25, 1975 and their Intergovernmental Committee in May 2008.
Since then, and on a regular basis, the two countries have exchanged visits of delegations at all levels, to highlight the visits made here by President Armando Emilio Guebuza, in 2007; Prime Minister Luisa Dias Diogo in 2008, and Secretary General of the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) in 2011, among others.
Meanwhile, in 2008, the then General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Nong Duc Manh, visited Mozambique; In 2015 it was done by Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trong Hai, and a year later by the Vietnamese head of state, Trong Tan Sang, among other leaders.
According to statistical reports, trade exchange between Vietnam and Mozambique exceeded 149 million US dollars last year, of which the Indo-China exports exceeded 99 million of that currency.
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