NA Chairman starts Cambodia visit, attendance in AIPA-43

November, 19/2022 - 09:59
The trip is made at the invitation of President of the Cambodian National Assembly and AIPA-43 Chair Samdech Heng Samrin.
Chairman of the National Assembly Vương Đình Huệ arrives at Pochentong International Airport in Phnom Penh on Saturday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo Doãn Tấn

PHNOM PENH — Chairman of the National Assembly Vương Đình Huệ arrived at the Pochentong International Airport in Phnom Penh on Saturday morning, beginning his official visit to Cambodia and attendance in the 43rd ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-43).

The trip is made at the invitation of President of the Cambodian National Assembly and AIPA-43 Chair Samdech Heng Samrin.

Welcoming NA Chairman Huệ and his entourage at the airport were First Vice President of the Cambodian NA Cheam Yeap; Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Media & Information at the Cambodian NA Sous Yara; and Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Nguyễn Huy Tăng, among others.

This is the first official visit to Cambodia by Huệ as Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly. It aims to deepen the "good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, comprehensive, long-term and sustainable cooperation" between the two countries.

During the visit, the two sides will discuss future cooperation orientations between the two legislatures, both bilaterally and multilaterally, as well as exchange views on international and regional issues of mutual concern.

Following the official welcome ceremony, the top Vietnamese and Cambodian legislators will hold talks on Saturday. NA Chairman Huệ will also have bilateral meetings with other Cambodian leaders.

Following the visit, the Vietnamese NA leader will attend AIPA-43 hosted by Cambodia to continue implementing the policy of proactively and actively promoting comprehensive and intensive international integration, and raising the level of multilateral diplomacy.

The Vietnamese legislature will join other AIPA member parliaments to strengthen ASEAN solidarity and centrality, and boost relations between AIPA and partners, contributing to the ASEAN Community building process as well as to promoting regional peace, cooperation and development. — VNS

The welcome ceremony for NA Chair Vương Đình Huệ in Phnom Penh. — VNA/VNS Photo Doãn Tấn

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