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The National Assembly to work closer with IPU

by VTV415 February 2017 Last updated at 06:52 AM

VTV.vn - The National Assembly will work more closely with the Inter-Parliamentary Union and its member parliaments to realise the UN Sustainable Development Goals as outlined at the Hanoi Declaration adopted at the 132nd Assembly of the IPU.

During meetings with IPU President Saber Chowdhury and General Secretary Martin Chungong in New York on the occasion of her ongoing working visit to the US, NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong thanked President Saber Chowdhury and IPU members for electing Vietnam to the IPU Steering Committee in 2016-2019.

She stressed that the NA considers participation in IPU activities as a key part of parliamentary diplomatic activities, and promoting Vietnam's interests and opinions on global concerns.

Phong further said that the Vietnamese NA is co-ordinating with the IPU in preparing a symposium of the Asia-Pacific IPU on implementing SDGs on climate change in May this year, before the 3rd session of the 14th NA.

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