National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (middle)
Hanoi (VNA) – Leaders
of parliaments sent congratulations to National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman
Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on the Vietnamese NA’s successful hosting of the 41st General
Assembly of the ASEAN
Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41) from September 8-10.
the Thai House of Representatives Chuan Leekpai, President of the Storting of
Norway Tone Wilhelmsen Troen, and Speaker of the House of Representatives of
Morocco Habib El Malki thanked the Vietnamese legislature for its efforts to
assist parliaments in attending the historic event.
President Troen said the
Vietnamese legislature leader’s close directions and professional preparations
of the Vietnamese lawmakers contributed to the success of the important event.
They affirmed that the theme
Diplomacy for Cohesive and
Responsive ASEAN Community” of AIPA Year 2020 holds significance to the region.
provides a platform for straightforward and effective discussions among
lawmakers, reflects AIPA member parliaments’ strong will to help ASEAN member
governments overcome difficulties, prevent COVID-19 pandemic, and promote
cooperation and development of the ASEAN Community, they said.
strongly believed that the outcomes of the AIPA-41 will contribute to further
strengthening existing ties among AIPA member parliaments as well as ties
between AIPA member parliaments and ASEAN.
Leekpai held that such connectivity will contribute to lifting ASEAN Community to a
occasion, the Norwegian and Moroccan parliament leaders thanked the Vietnamese
NA for admitting House of Representatives of Morocco and Storting of Norway as
They expressed their belief that the new position will create a driving force for collaboration between parliaments and AIPA members./.