Algeria – Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians' Group launched hinh anh 1Scene at the event (Photo: VNA)

Algiers (VNA) – The Algerian People’s National Assembly (APN) (lower chamber) debuted an Algeria – Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians' Group at a ceremony in Algiers on January 20.

Nemamcha Mohamed, a member of the APN’s external affairs committee, was selected as Chairman of the group.

Speaking at the event, APN vice president Terbeche Abderezak and Nemamcha Mohamed expressed their admiration for Vietnam’s struggle for independence and efforts made to develop the country.

Appreciating Vietnam’s support toward Algeria’s fight for independence and national construction, they praised the bilateral friendship and multifaceted cooperation between the two nations and their parliaments in many years.

They highlighted the significant meaning of the friendship group establishment, particularly in connecting the sides and in supervising bilateral efforts to boost collaboration between Vietnamese and Algerian law-making bodies.

Echoing the view, Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Pham Quoc Tru thanked the Algerian Government, Parliament, and people for their solidarity with and assistance toward Vietnam, particularly the Parliament’s contribution to Vietnam – Algeria friendship and cooperation.

The diplomat stressed his belief that the friendship parliamentarians' groups of both countries will intensify their activities to enhance the close ties shared between their parliaments and nations.-VNA