HA NOI — National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held talks with President of the Mexican Senate Jose Gonzalez Morfin following a welcome ceremony for the latter in Ha Noi yesterday.
|National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung receives President of the Mexican Senate Jose Gonzalez Morfin in Ha Noi. — VNA/VNS Photo Nhan Sang
Chairman Hung described the visit by Morfin as a vivid symbol of the friendly co-operative relations between the two countries.
Viet Nam was pursuing a foreign policy of openness and co-operation with all nations worldwide, said Hung, adding that the nation was restructuring its economy, improving the scope of poverty reduction and attracting more foreign investment.
He proposed that both sides increase communication in economics, trade, investment, culture and legal matters.
The two parliaments should further co-operate to supervise the exchange of parliamentarians and delegations at all levels.
The Vietnamese NA was ready to act as a bridge to promote diplomatic ties between Mexico and other ASEAN members, Hung said, stressing that Viet Nam wanted to expand its friendly relations with Mexico and other Latin American nations.
He suggested the two sides establish a Viet Nam-Mexico Inter-Governmental Committee and sign a co-operative agreement between the two parliaments.
For his part, the Mexican Senate President affirmed that his visit marked a step toward improving the relationship between the Mexican Senate and the Vietnamese legislature.
He voiced his support for the establishment of the Viet Nam-Mexico Inter-Governmental Committee and the signing of a co-operative agreement between the two parliaments.
Morfin said he hoped the two countries would speed up joint projects that would bring practical benefits to both sides.
At the talks, the two sides exchanged information about each country's socio-economic development and agreed to promote co-operation between the two countries and parliaments. — VNS