NA Vice Chairwoman greets ASEAN, Chinese delegates
She also expressed her wish that the parliaments of ASEAN member countries would continue to boost the exchange of delegations and coordination to reach a common voice at regional and international inter-parliamentarian forums.
Gu Xiulian, president of the China-ASEAN Association and head of the Chinese delegation to the conference, briefed Ngan on the conference’s outcomes.
Gu said she hopes the China-ASEAN Association and other countries’ friendship organisations will join hands to build Asia of peace, stability and development, helping lift the friendship and cooperation between China and ASEAN to a new level.
Themed "Solidarity, Friendship, Cooperation and Development", the 7th Conference on ASEAN-China People-to-People Friendship Organisations closed in Ha Noi on the same day.
The head delegates to the two-day event signed a 2012-2013 cooperation programme among the ASEAN-China people’s friendship organsiations.
Vu Xuan Hong, head of the Vietnamese delegation, handed over the conference’s flag to the representative of the Philippines-China friendship organisation, which will host the next meeting in the Philippines in 2013.
The first conference of ASEAN-China People to People Friendship Organisations was held in Beijing in May 2006.