On the second day of his
In his talks with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan in Tokyo, Comrade Sang permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, affirmed Vietnamese Party and State’s policies of boosting the “strategic partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia” between the two countries.
He asked the two countries to strengthen high-level visits, expand delegation exchanges, choose 2013 as “Vietnam-Japan Friendship Year” and work together to organize activities to mark 40 years of diplomatic ties.
During the talks, Mr. Truong Tan Sang expressed sympathy towards the losses caused by tsunami to the Japanese people, affirming that
He also spoke highly of
Comrade Sang said he expected
He also invited the Japanese Emperor, Empress, members of the royal family and PM Kan, to visit
PM Kan thanked the Vietnamese for timely support to
|Party Politburo member Truong Tan Sang (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan|
He also highly value agreements reached between the two countries’ leaders on large-scale projects and joint efforts to implement these projects.
PM Kan promised
At his meeting with Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Comrade Sang stressed that
He also affirmed that
Minister Noda said
The same day, the
For her part, Ogata committed to continued assistance to
Party official visits Japanese disaster victims
Comrade Truong Tan Sang on June 3 visited victims of earthquake and tsunami in Asahi city,
The Vietnamese Party official expressed his deep sympathy over losses and difficulties experienced by the Japanese people.
Comrade Sang said he admired local people’s fortitude and wished that they would soon overcome the aftermaths and return to normal life.
|Comrade Truong Tan Sang visits victims of earthquake and tsunami in Asahi city|
Asahi Mayor Tadanao Akechi briefed Comrade Sang about the city’s works to overcome consequences of the twin disasters, which killed 13 citizens of the city, with two others missing and an estimated loss of 17 billion JPY (US$211.7 million).
After meeting with the municipal authorities, Mr. Sang visited and presented gifts to some Japanese families, who are staying in shelters in the Ioka park of the city.
The same day, the