Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of its Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh, and member of the Standing Board of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Secretary of its Commission for Discipline Inspection, Zhao Leji, agreed upon the need to further ties between the two nations at their meeting in Hanoi on September 28. Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of its Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh has highlighted Zhao’s visit as a contribution to strengthening mutual understanding and political trust, as well as developing the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership. Zhao said he is glad to witness the achievements Vietnam has recorded in renewal and international integration cause, while believing that under the leadership of the CPV, Vietnam will achieve all targets and tasks set forth at the 12th National Party Congress. After the meeting, the two Party officials attended the opening ceremony of a photo exhibition on Vietnam’s renewal and international integration achievements and China’s reform at the Vietnam-China Friendship Palace. The event, jointly organized by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, displayed 100 photos featuring the achievements in Vietnam’s over-30-year renewal and international integration and China’s 40-year reform, and the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.