Vietnam always considers Japan an important and long-term partner, National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung told Koshiishi Azuma, Vice President of the House of Councilors of Japan, on December 15 in Hanoi.
|NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung (right) meets Vice President of the House of Councilors of Japan Koshiishi Azuma on December 15 in Hanoi__Photo: Nhan Sang/VNA|
Hung expressed his wish for closer ties between the Vietnamese and Japanese legislatures and thanked Azuma for Japan's crucial support for Vietnam, especially since the establishment of their strategic cooperative partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia.
Hung said the Vietnamese Party, State and NA would continually appreciate, and do their utmost to foster, the friendship and cooperation between the two States and peoples, adding that the NA would enhance supervision of the use of official development assistance provided by the Japanese Government.
He also affirmed the country’s further improvement of the investment environment to create favorable conditions for Japanese businesses in Vietnam.
Azuma, in response, highlighted remarkable achievements in the two countries’ cooperation in political, economic, cultural, social, and national defense and security activities. He said he wanted the two legislatures to facilitate the exchange of visits of all-level delegations and parliamentarians to share legislative experience and boost people-to-people exchanges.
During their talks, both leaders expressed their satisfaction with the growth of the Vietnam-Japan relationship in political, diplomatic, economic and trade areas and people-to-people exchanges over the past time. They agreed to boost bilateral relationship for the sake of peace and cooperation in the region and the world.- (VNS/VLLF)