Professor Nguyen Xuan Thinh, Chairman of the Vietnam – Germany Innovation Network (Photo: VNA)
Berlin (VNA) –
Vietnamese expatriates in Germany commended the
contributions by the 14th-tenure National Assembly (NA) to the
national development, and pinned high hopes on the new parliament.
In an interview with the Vietnam News Agency’s correspondents in the country on
the occasion of the elections of deputies to the 15th NA and
People’s Councils at all levels, Professor Nguyen Xuan Thinh, Chairman of the
Vietnam – Germany Innovation Network, hailed the achievements of the 14th NA which issued 72 laws and two ordinances that helped bring the 2013
Constitution into life.
He described the move as significant to affirm the role of the organ of highest
State power in building and completing the institution of the law-based
Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Thinh expressed his delight at the renewal of the NA, saying the its intensive
debates were broadcast live, helping Vietnamese expats keep a close watch on
the NA’s discussions.
The 14th NA also supervised seven projects with huge impacts on the
socio-economic development and local livelihoods, and decided on the implementation
of a wide range of important projects.
He recalled Vietnam’s remarkable achievements in the past time, including impressive
average growth of 5.9 percent in the past five years in the context of global
challenges, and income per capita surging 145 percent.
Meanwhile, Nguyen Quang Anh, president of the Vietnamese war veteran
association in Germany, said the 14th NA issued an array of legal
documents which serve the need of national development and international
President of Tan Trao Association in Germany Le Hong Cuong held that the NA had
a successful 14th tenure as it won trust from the Vietnamese people
and respect from international friends.
Thanks to the NA’s sound decision, Vietnam has gained excellent results in the
fight against COVID-19 and economic development, he said.
Regarding the NA’s roles in the nation’s external activities, Cuong stated the
14th NA successfully hosted the 26th Annual Meeting of
the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26), and the 41st General
Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41).
Besides, Vietnamese expats also expressed their hope that the 15th NA will work out policies suitable to bring the nation to a new high, and build
a more modern society.
Thinh wished that the new NA will continue its interest in the Vietnamese
people in foreign countries as an inseparable part of Vietnam’s solidarity bloc,
and outline suitable policies so that the Vietnamese expats can make further
contributions to the homeland as well as improve their roles in the host nations.
Anh and Cuong expected the new NA and Government will enhance exchange and
cooperation with other nations, including those in the EU, saying this will
help promote Vietnam’s role and position in the international arena./.