The event was co-chaired by Nguyen Xuan Thang, Politburo member, President of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Chairman of the Central Theory Council, and Roberto Morales Ojeda, Politburo member and permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Cuba's Central Committee.

Overview of fifth Theoretical Symposium between Communist Party of Vietnam and Communist Party of Cuba

In his opening remarks, Nguyen Xuan Thang emphasized that sharing experience, theoretical and practical issues in the process of building socialism in Vietnam and Cuba is an important content of cooperation between the two parties with an aim to enhance mutual understanding, tighten and promote the special relationship between the two parties and peoples.

The organization of such kind of symposium is vivid evidence of the exemplary, faithful and pure solidarity between Vietnam and Cuba, he stressed.

Within the framework of the event, delegates, theorists and ideologists of the two parties presented speeches and exchanged opinions on building and developing Party organizations in economic sectors; developing a contingent of cadres, especially strategic ones; the work of political and ideological education among youths; strengthening communication governance, and ensuring security and safety in cyberspace; and building Vietnam's socialist-oriented market economy and updating Cuba's socio-economic model.

Roberto Morales Ojeda affirmed that the two parties highly agree on the urgent need to continue strengthening political and ideological consensus and selectively absorb international experience in combination with fundamental ideology of each country.

On May 3 afternoon, Nguyen Xuan Thang received Rosario Penton Diaz, member of the PCC Central Committee, and director of the Nico Lopez Senior Party School.

They shared experience in personnel planning and strategic cadre training of each party.

On this occasion, the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and the Nico Lopez Senior Party School renewed the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation for the 2023-2028 period.

Source: VNA