Top legislator welcomes Malaysia’s Senate President

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) receives President of the Senate of Malaysia’s Parliament S. Vigneswaran M. Sanasee (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Nganhosted a reception on January 18 for President of the Senate ofMalaysia’s Parliament S. Vigneswaran M. Sanasee, who is in Hanoi toattend the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum(APPF-26).Ngan affirmed that theMalaysian delegation’s participation in the meeting is a positive support forthe Vietnamese NA.She said she is delighted atthe development of the bilateral relations, and suggested that the two sidescoordinate more closely to design specific cooperative programmes in order todeepen the bilateral strategic partnership and realise agreements reached byhigh-level leaders.Vietnam wants to enhance itstrade ties with Malaysia and hopes Malaysia will boost cooperation with Vietnamin the labour field, Chairwoman Ngan said.Hailing the MalaysianGovernment’s cooperation in issues related to fishermen and citizen protection,the Vietnamese top legislator asked Malaysian parliamentarians to help createfavourable conditions for Vietnamese people who are living and working in thecountry.She took the occasion tothank Malaysia for its commitment to supporting Vietnam’s bid for a non-permanentseat in the United Nations Security Council in the 2020-2021 tenure.Ngan also called on strongercooperation between the both sides to build an environment of peace andstability in the region and consolidate ASEAN unity, especially in the fieldsof shared interests such as maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea andbuilding a Code of Conduct in the East Sea.She expressed her hope thatthe two legislative bodies will intensify collaboration at regional andinternational… [Read full story]


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