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Xi Jinping awarded the Order of Friendship to Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and held a solemn awarding ceremony

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BEIJING, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and President Xi Jinping conferred the Order of Friendship of the People's Republic of China on Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPC) Central Committee, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 31, and held a solemn awarding ceremony.

Beijing, 10 Oct (Xinhua) -- On 31 October, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and state president, presented the "Friendship Medal" of the People's Republic of China to Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the CPV Central Committee, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, and held a grand presentation ceremony.

In the magnificent golden hall, the atmosphere is solemn and warm, and the "Order of Friendship" pattern is particularly eye-catching on the huge red background panel. In front of the background panel, the flags of the Communist Party of China and the Communist Party of Vietnam, as well as the national flags of China and Vietnam, are neatly arranged.

At the beginning of the ceremony, the honor guard of the Chinese People's Liberation Army entered the venue, ascended the award platform, and lined up on both sides.

Amid the music, Xi Jinping and Nguyen Phu Trong walked into the hall together. All the guests from China and Vietnam stood up and applauded warmly.

Xi Jinping and Nguyen Phu Trong ascended the podium.

The military band plays the national anthems of Vietnam and China.

Wang Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, state councilor and foreign minister, and vice chairman of the Party and State Meritorious Honors and Commendations Work Committee, read the Order of the President of the People's Republic of China.

Ceremonial soldiers escort the "Order of Friendship" to the entrance.

The trumpet sounded, and Xi Jinping solemnly hung the medal for Nguyen Phu Trong. The audience burst into warm applause.

Xi Jinping delivered a speech. Xi Jinping pointed out that General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong is a staunch Marxist and a close comrade and sincere friend of the Communist Party of China. Under the great attention and personal promotion of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the traditional friendship between the two parties and the two countries of China and Vietnam has been consolidated, political mutual trust has been continuously enhanced, practical cooperation has been continuously deepened, and exchanges and mutual learning have become increasingly close. The "Friendship Medal" represents the friendly feelings of the Communist Party of China and the Chinese people towards General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and the Vietnamese people, symbolizes the profound friendship of "comrades and brothers" between China and Vietnam, and contains the ardent hope of the two parties and the two peoples to jointly pursue a better future.

Xi Jinping pointed out that China and Vietnam are good neighbors and good friends who are connected by mountains and rivers, good comrades and good partners who share a common destiny, and a community of common destiny committed to the cause of peace and progress of mankind. In the journey of promoting socialist modernization in the two countries, the Communist Party of China is willing to work with the Communist Party of Vietnam headed by General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong to inherit the traditional friendship personally created and carefully cultivated by Mao Zedong, Ho Chi Minh and other leaders of the older generation of the two parties and countries, and jointly lead China-Vietnam relations to achieve greater development.

Nguyen Phu Trong delivered a speech. Nguyen Phu Trong expressed his heartfelt thanks to General Secretary Xi Jinping for awarding me the "Friendship Medal" of the People's Republic of China, which reflects the profound friendship of the Chinese Party, government and people to the Party, government and people of Vietnam and successive Vietnamese leaders, including me, and is also a great encouragement to Vietnam's long-term commitment to Vietnam-China friendship. I am very honored to accept this high honor and will work with the Vietnamese people in my post to continue to adhere to the socialist road, constantly consolidate and deepen the friendly relations between "comrades and brothers" between Vietnam and China, and jointly realize brighter prospects. I wish Vietnam-China friendship lasting forever, and may the "comrades and brothers" Vietnam-China relations become a model for international relations from generation to generation.

He Lifeng, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, attended the award ceremony.

After the award ceremony, Xi Jinping had a tea session with Nguyen Phu Trong, describing the traditional friendship and development prospects of the two parties and two countries.

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