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Hanoi (VNA) – An ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)’s online internal network (AIPA Connect) was introduced to member parliaments of the AIPA during a meeting in Hanoi on April 20.

Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Office Do Manh Hung said that the development of the network aims to share knowledge and information among AIPA member parliaments, thus improving their capacity in information management as well as policy study and consultation.

Conferences on AIPA Connect have also been held for specialists from AIPA member parliaments to exchange ideas and learn from each other’s experience in information technology, he said.

Meanwhile, regional advisor of the German Agency for International Development Cooperation(GIZ) and AIPA technical support coordinator Bernardo R.Agawin Jr., the meeting aims to foster AIPA connection through encouraging the using of the internal network.

The meeting also looked into the implementation of the network in each member parliament, while defining priorities for users and collecting feedback on difficulties facing users and giving solutions to technical obstacles, he added.

At the meeting, Director of the National Assembly Office’s IT Centre Le Hoang Hai briefed participants on IT application in the office with regards to organisation, human resources, legal framework, and technical infrastructure system.

He also introduced the orientations of using the network as well as its major features and using policies.

Earlier on June 3, 2016, the NA Office held the third conference on the AIPA Connect in Ho Chi Minh City. It also sent IT specialists to the conferences as well as IPA Connect-related training activities co-held by the AIPA Secretariat and the GIZ.-VNA