NANNING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Top leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) have pledged to further exchange and friendship between the two peoples, especially the youths.
The CPC and China's government attach importance to the contact and cooperation between the youths, CPC Central Committee General Secretary Hu Jintao said in a congratulation letter to a get-together of Chinese and Vietnamese youths which was held here Saturday evening.
He highlighted the traditional friendship between the two neighboring states and asked the youths to learn from each other and contribute to the development of their homelands and Chinese-Vietnamese ties.
In his congratulation letter to the event, Hu's Vietnamese counterpart Nong Duc Manh also made the same appeal.
Li Yuanchao, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, and his Vietnamese counterpart Ho Duc Viet addressed the get-together, attended by more than 32,000 Chinese and Vietnamese youths.