Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
Messages were received from:
- President of the Mozambique Liberation Front Party Armando Emilio Guebuza
- President of the Workers’ Party of Brazil , Jose Eduardo Dutra
- President of the Communist Party of Sweden , Anders Carlssons
- President of the Republic of Belarus , Alexander Lukashenko
- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who is also Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation Central Committee and Chairman of the Palestine National Authority
- General Secretary of Mexio’s Labour Party, Alberto Anaya
- General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece Central Committee, Aleka Papariga
- General Secretary of the Cyprus Progressive Party of the Working People, Andros Kyprianou
- General Secretary of the Party of Italian Communists, Oliviero Diliberto.