At talks with German NA President Norbert Lammert in Berlin on
March 13, Hung thanked the German legislature for supporting the
Government in providing official development assistance for Vietnam .
He suggested the two countries and legislatures
enhance the exchange of delegations, including their friendship
parliamentarian groups, work closely together at multilateral and global
The two sides need to actively
liaise together, share experience in legislation and supervision, and
review the implementation of agreements signed between the two
countries’ Governments, ministries and departments, Hung said.
Lammert said he believes Hung’s visit will contribute to promoting
friendship and links between the two legislatures, and create new
opportunities for bilateral, inter-regional and global links.
He affirmed that the German NA always supports the development of ties
with Vietnam , contributing to new achievements in the bilateral
strategic partnership in the future.
legislator proposed the two NAs maintain the exchange of high-level
delegations, further expand cooperation among friendship parliamentarian
groups, NA agencies and localities.
Earlier, Hung met with Speaker of the Hessen State Parliament Norbert
Kartmann and Deputy Prime Minister of Hessen cum Minister of Justice,
Integration and Europe Joerg Uwe Hahn.
meetings, Hung said that Vietnam attaches importance to cooperation
with the state, a leading economic-financial and education centre in
Germany and Europe .
The guest highly valued the
positive developments in cooperation between Vietnam ’s localities
and the state in the past years, especially in trade-economics,
investment, education-training, justice-legality and cultural exchanges.
Hung informed the hosts that the Vietnamese NA has
set up the Vietnam-Germany Friendship Congressmen Group in which some
members of its task force have close ties with the state, serving as a
bridge to further promote cooperation with Germany and the Hessen’s
parliament in particular.-VNA