HA NOI — National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and Chilean Senate President Guido Girardin Lavin yesterday signed a co-operation agreement.
The deal would provide the legal framework for co-operation between the two organisations to help consolidate the comprehensive partnership and friendship between Viet Nam and Chile.
Hung said he believed that with political commitment and goodwill from both sides, the Vietnamese National Assembly and Chilean Senate would reap many successes.
According to the agreement, the Vietnamese National Assembly and Chilean Senate committed to boost co-operation and share experiences in legislative and judicial activities while respecting mutual sovereignty and national self-determination.
The two organisations supported enhancing the comprehensive co-operation between the two States and Governments in the fields of politics, foreign affairs, economics, trade, the environment, science and technology, education, agriculture, health care, culture, sustainable development and management.
From a multilateral approach, both sides agreed to boost co-operation in inter-parliamentary forums and events including the World Parliament Association meeting, the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum and international parliamentary events to which both countries are party. — VNS