Vietnam, Pakistan legislatures to boost ties
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong on July 2 received a delegation of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate of Pakistan, led by its chairman, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed.
At the reception, NA Chairman Trong suggested the two countries’ committees for foreign relations to design a plan to boost bilateral cooperation.
He pledged the Vietnamese side would do its utmost to fortify the ties between the two legislative bodies and the two countries.
“ Vietnam and Pakistan share many similarities and have potential and advantages to complement each other,” said Chairman Trong, adding that he wished to see development in bilateral economic, trade and investment ties.
Senator Sayed briefed the NA Chairman of his talks with his Vietnamese counterpart, saying the two sides have agreed upon concrete measures to enhance the ties between the two legislative agencies and coordinate at regional and international forums, particularly the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
He also expressed his deep concern on Vietnam ’s orientation towards renovation, integration and development; the functions, tasks and rights of the Vietnamese NA; and the role of women in the country’s political, economic and social life.
Earlier, Senator Sayed and his entourage were received by Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan.
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