National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed Vietnam’s external policy of treasuring ties with the US during a reception in Hanoi on April 18 for US Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the US Committee on Appropriations.

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) and US Senator Patrick Leahy (Photo: VNA)


The NA Chairwoman said Vietnam wants to strengthen their bilateral comprehensive partnership in a more practical and effective manner.

Lauding the US’s important role in maintaining peace, stability, cooperation, and prosperity in the region and the world, she expressed her delight that US President Donald Trump has come to Vietnam twice since the beginning of his tenure, along with the exchange of high-level visits, contributing to promoting all-round Vietnam-US links.

She hoped that during the visit, both sides would discuss ways to boost ties between their two nations and, in particular, between the Vietnamese National Assembly and the US Senate.

According to her, Vietnam-US ties are growing in the spheres of politics, economy, trade-investment, science-technology, culture-education, and national defence-security. The US is also one of the top destinations chosen by Vietnamese youth for further studies.

Vietnam always considers the US one of its most important partners in terms of economy and trade, she said.

The host said that political stability and social safety and order all contribute to giving Vietnam an edge in attracting foreign investors. At present, foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction is one of the bright spots in Vietnam’s economic landscape with the world’s leading corporations active in the country.

Leahy, for his part, expressed wishes to learn about Vietnam’s current policies as well as bilateral cooperation opportunities in the near future.

Host and guests discussed issues regarding gender equality; labour; start-ups; and FDI attraction in the high-tech industry, agriculture, electronics, digital technology, and clean energy.


                          Source: NDO

Related Topics

Hoa Binh province establishes itself in nation’s 75-year development path

(HBO) - joining the whole nation, people of all ethnic groups in northern Hoa Binh province are celebrating 75 years since the August Revolution and the 75th National Day (September 2).

Provincial Party official visits revolutionary bases

(HBO) – Vice Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party’s Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh on August 27 led a delegation to visit Muong Diem and Tu Ly-Hien Luong revolutionary bases in Da Bac district on the occasion of the 75th National Day (Sept. 2).

Hoa Binh Party Committee discusses decentralisation, poverty reduction

(HBO) – Member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Hoa Binh Party Committee Bui Van Tinh on August 28 chaired a meeting of the provincial Party Committee on the decentralisation of socio-economic management in the locality and the implementation of sustainable poverty reduction scheme to 2020 with orientation to 2030, among others.

Permanent Vice Secretary of Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee Tran Dang Ninh presents gifts to veteran revolutionaries in Hoa Binh city

(HBO) - On the occasion of 75th National Day, Hoa Binh province’s working delegation led by permanent Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh visited and presented gifts to veteran revolutionaries in Hoa Binh city.

Da Bac studies, follows Uncle Ho’s moral example

(HBO) – Sectors, agencies and units of Da Bac district’s Party organisation have sought renovated and suitable solutions to implement the Politburo’s Directive 05 on strengthening the studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts, morality and style in association with the implementation of the Party Central Committee’s resolution on Party building.

Effective patriotic emulation movement recorded in Lac Son district

(HBO) - In 2020, an emulation movement themed "Lac Son’s Party organisation, authorities, armed forces, business community and ethnic groups work toward solidarity, discipline, integrity, action, and creativity”. The theme has been translated into specific tasks for public agencies and sectors, focusing on multiplying role models in society and production.