Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly Kover Laszlo (L) and  Secretary of the Da Nang Party’s Committee Nguyen Xuan An (Source: VNA)
Da Nang (VNA) - Visiting Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly Kover Laszlo on November 12 toured the central city of Da Nang as part of his official visit to Vietnam from November 8-13.

While in Da Nang, the Speaker held a meeting with Secretary of the municipal Party’s Committee Nguyen Xuan An, who briefed his guest on the city’s socio-economic achievements over the past years, infrastructure development and incentives for foreign businesses.

According to the official, Da Nang is taking the lead nationwide in the Provincial Competitive Index (PCI), the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Development Index and administrative reform.

High-tech zones and centralised IT areas in the city have attracted a strong flurry of investment, he said.

For his part, Kover Laszlo congratulated Da Nang on its successful organisation of the municipal Party Congress and informed his host about the outcomes of his meetings with Vietnamese Party and State leaders.

On this occasion, the Speaker and his entourage visited the Museum of Cham Sculpture and Hoi An ancient town in Quang Nam province.

The Hungarian delegation is scheduled to leave Da Nang on November 13 for Ho Chi Minh City.

Earlier, the Speaker held talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Sinh Hung and met with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi.

He also visited the northern province of Quang Ninh.-VNA