The organising board of the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-132) held a press conference on March 19 to announce the agenda and working programme of the assembly, which will take place in Hanoi from March 28-April 1 under the theme “Sustainable development goals: Turning words into action”.

Ngo Duc Manh, deputy head of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for External Relations, said that during the four-day event delegates will attend 67 sessions, discussing and adopting several draft resolutions on cyber warfare, water governance, and international law in relation with national sovereignty.

A ceremony to mark the 30 th founding anniversary of the Meeting of Women Parliamentarians will also take place.

On the sidelines of the IPU-132 there will be bilateral meetings between the participating delegations.

According to Tran Van Hang, head of the NA Committee for External Relations and the permanent deputy head of the IPU-132 organising board , over 160 delegations have registered to attend the event so far.

Vietnam is working hard to complete all preparations for assembly, the biggest diplomatic event ever held in the country, said Hang.-VNA