Top legislator wraps up European tour

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and his entourage arrived in Hanoi on March 17, concluding their nine-day official tour to Russia, Germany and Poland.

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung meets with Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko (Source: VNA)

In Russia, Hung held talks with Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council (Upper House) Valentina Matviyenko, and met with Speaker of the Russian State Duma Sergei Naryshkin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Head of the Russian Communist Party Gennady Zyuganov and President of the Russia-Vietnam Friendship Association Vladimir Buiano.

During his stay in Germany, Hung held talks with President of the German Parliament Norbert Lammert and met with President of the German Federal Assembly Winfried Kretschman.

In the German state of Hessen, he met Speaker of the Hessen State Parliament Norbert Kartmann and Deputy Prime Minister of Hessen cum Minister of Justice, Integration and Europe Joerg Uwe Hahn.

In Poland’s capital city, Warsaw, Hung held talks with Speaker of the Lower House of the Polish Parliament Ewa Kopacz and met with Chairman of the Senate of Poland Bogdan Borusewicz and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski.

Hung also visited embassy and consulate general staff as well as overseas Vietnamese communities in the three countries.

At talks, he affirmed that the Vietnamese National Assembly, Government and people want to deepen the traditional friendship and all-around cooperation with Russia, Germany and Poland.

The host leaders expressed their hope that they will further bolster links in politics, economics, security, defence, culture, education and training with Vietnam.

They also suggested further enhancing ties with the Vietnamese Government in legislation and supervision of cooperation programmes to foster bilateral ties.

Source: VNA

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