National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung (R) and Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key met in Hanoi on November 16 (Source :VNA)
Hanoi, (VNA) – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key showed commitment to intensifying bilateral links across politics, economics, trade, investment and people-to-people exchange during their meeting in Hanoi on November 16.

The NA leader hailed the visit which came in concurrent with the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

He spoke highly of the outcomes of his guest’s talks with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and assured that the Vietnamese legislature backs the promotion of friendly and all-around collaboration with New Zealand.

Introducing the 70-year tradition of the Vietnamese NA, the host said a number of laws are being aligned with the 2013 Constitution terms that better ensures human rights and citizen rights to freedom and democracy.

The top legislator suggested extending joint work between the two governments in the field of agro-fisheries - one of Vietnam’s strengths.

PM Key said his delegation is accompanied by business players seeking opportunities in Vietnam.

He emphasised that the New Zealand parliament continually wants to extend partnerships between the two countries.-VNA