National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue arrived at the Vienna-Schwechat airport in Austria on September 5 evening, beginning his trip to attend the fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP5) in Vienna at the invitation of President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Duarte Pacheco and President of the Austrian National Council Wolfgang Sobotka.
Leaders of countries across the world have extended greetings to Vietnam on the occasion of the country’s 76th National Day (September 2).
Amnesty is a major policy of the Party and State, manifesting the fine tradition of the nation in strictly handling of those who violate the law while giving clemency and humanitarian treatment to prisoners who really rehabilitate themselves and wish to return to society as an useful citizen, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh, head of the Advisory Council on Amnesty 2021 wrote in his recent article on the occasion of the President signing a decision to grant amnesty to 3,035 prisoners.
The strategy on building and perfecting the legal system and law enforcement by 2030 towards 2045 was discussed at the first meeting of sub-committee No. 1 in Hanoi on August 31, under the chair of National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
President of the 42nd General Assembly of AIPA Pehin Dato Abdul Rahman Taib, who is Speaker of the Legislative Council of Brunei Darussalam, lauds Vietnam’s initiative to host an AIPA General Assembly virtually for the first time in 2020, paving the way for the Legislative Council of Brunei Darussalam to host the 42nd AIPA General Assembly in a similar virtual format this year.
A project jointly implemented by the National Assembly (NA) Office and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to improve the capacity of the Vietnamese NA has achieved set targets despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was agreed at a virtual meeting to review the project on August 26.
The steering committee for building projects under the scheme to develop a strategy for building and perfecting a rule-of-law socialist State till 2030 with orientations to 2045 convened its first meeting in Hanoi on August 26.
The Political Committee of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) held a meeting via videoconference on August 24 to debate draft resolutions to submit to the second plenary session of the 42nd AIPA General Assembly for approval.
The National Assembly Standing Committee considered the principles, criteria and norms for the allocation of regular State expenditure estimates for 2022 during its second session in Hanoi on August 17.
The second meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened on August 17 under the chair of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
Vietnam will show its viewpoint on promoting COVID-19 prevention and control cooperation, particularly concerning vaccines, among member parliaments of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) and ASEAN nations at the upcoming 42nd General Assembly of the AIPA (AIPA- 42), said National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong attended an online national conference to launch the action plans of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) and member organisations to implement the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress, which opened on August 16.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh expressed determination to build an innovative, transparent, action-oriented and effective Government in service of the people during the first meeting of the 15th Government that was held virtually nationwide on August 11.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue signed Resolution No.24/2021/QH15 approving in principle investment in the National Target Programme on sustainable poverty reduction for the 2021-2025 period.
The 15th Government for the 2021 – 2026 tenure convened its first meeting on August 11 under the chair of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
A new National Assembly (NA) building of Laos, a gift presented by the Vietnamese Party, State and people to their Lao counterparts, was handed over to the Lao side at a ceremony held in Vientiane on August 8.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse Tran Nguyet Thu, and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Party and State left Hanoi on August 9 for Vientiane for a two-day official friendship visit to Laos.
Head of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for External Relations Vu Hai Ha had an online meeting with United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjabana on August 5 to discuss measures to bolster cooperation in implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Vietnam.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse will pay an official friendly visit to Laos from August 9-10 at the invitation of General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith, Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang announced at an online press conference on August 5.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on July 29 sent a message of congratulations to Pham Minh Chinh on his election as the Prime Minister of Vietnam.