Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong asserted the organisation’s readiness to work closely with Vietnam in organising the IPU’s 132nd General Assembly successfully.

The official held talks in Hanoi on November 27 with Tran Van Hang, Chairman of the Committee for External Affairs of the National Assembly.

As Deputy Head of the Organising Board for the event, which is scheduled for March 2015 in Hanoi, Hang informed that preparatory work is proceeding as schedule.

The two sides discussed in detail preparations in terms of protocol, finance, security, healthcare and communication.

The same day, Vice Chairman of the NA Committee for External Affairs Ha Huy Thong had a working session with Secretary General Martin Chungong.

The IPU-132 is to see the participation of over 1,300 delegates from 160 countries and territories./.