Poliburo member Pham Minh Chinh (L) and President of the House of Representatives Oshima Tadamori (Source:VNA)
Tokyo (VNA)  – President of the Japanese House of Councillors Date Chiuichi and President of the House of Representatives Oshima Tadamori have said they will work to increase the cooperation with Vietnam’s parliament during their meetings with a Vietnamese senior Party official.

The two Japanese parliamentary leaders made the promise during their receptions for Politburo member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Pham Minh Chinh, who is also Chairman of the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group and in Japan for a working visit from December 1-2.

The Japanese side hailed Vietnam’s efforts to reform administrative procedures, build a law-governed State and refine policies to attract foreign investors, including those from Japan.

They also promised to support the Japanese government’s projects on cooperation with Vietnam across the fields, particularly in personnel training and administrative reform.

The hosts wished that both sides will further increase exchanges between the two legislatures and parliamentarians.

During the meetings, Chinh, who is also Head of the Vietnamese Party Central Committee’s Organisation Commission, affirmed that the Vietnam-Japan strategic partnership plays an increasingly important role to regional and global peace, stability, cooperation and development amid rapid and complicated developments in the region and the world.

He wished that the leaders of the Japanese parliament will continue making positive contributions to pushing forward practical and effective bilateral ties across the fields of politics, economy, national defence-security, culture, education - training, and science-technology.

The Vietnamese guest appealed for Japan’s support in administrative reform, building an effective State apparatus and training of strategic officials and leaders at all levels.

Chinh also had a meeting with Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party and President of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Nikai Toshihiro, during which the two sides promised to do their best to contribute to comprehensive ties between the two countries and legislatures.

While in Tokyo, the Vietnamese delegation also met several senior Government officials; the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party./.