HA NOI (VNS)— The Communist Party of Viet Nam will host a meeting of the Standing Committee of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) for the first time today in Ha Noi.
This year's meeting drew 135 delegations representing ruling parties and major political parties in Asian countries as well as observers and organisations from 26 countries on five continents.
Established in 2000, ICAPP aims to boost co-operation among political parties of different schools of thought and enhance mutual understanding and trust among Asian countries to bring peace and prosperity to the region and the world.
Currently ICAPP has 340 members from 53 countries in the region. The ICAPP's Standing Committee has 22 members, who manage the conference's activities. — VNS