National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has affirmed that the traditional ties between Vietnam and Poland during the last six decades are the firm foundation for the two sides to boost their cooperation in all fields.

During the talks with Speaker of the Polish Lower House (Sejm) Ewa Kopacz on March 14 in Warsaw, Hung said his visit aims to further step up the traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries and legislative bodies to open up new prospects for bilateral cooperation.

Hung suggested that the two sides strengthen experience exchange and help each other train experts in all areas, as well as set up a direct links among businesses and localities of both countries.

Regarding the two parliaments’ ties, Hung expressed his hope that the two sides will foster cooperation and delegation exchanges of all levels, as well strengthening connectivity among professional agencies, particularly the two Friendship Parliamentarians Groups.

The two sides should also further promote the sharing of experience in lawmaking serving the transition and international integration process, especially in amending the National Constitution, he said.

He also recommended that the two sides strengthen coordination in multilateral parliamentary forums.

Kopacz said she believes Hung’s visit will make important contributions to boosting links between the two nations and legislatures.

She said the Polish Lower House always wants to work closely with the Vietnamese NA to further improve the efficiency of cooperation between the two sides.

The host also agreed with Hung’s proposal on further promoting the exchange of delegations, sharing experience in legislation and Constitution building, and supervising cooperation projects between the two Governments.

After the talks, Chairman Hung and his entourage laid a wreath in the Polish Lower House headquarters to pay tribute to Polish parliamentarians who died during World War II and the plane accident in Smolensk.

Before heading to Poland, Chairman Hung had a meeting with President of the German Federal Assembly Winfried Kretschman in Berlin.

He informed the German host of the outcomes of his talks with President of the German Parliament Nobert Lammert and key activities of the Vietnamese legislature, especially in legislation, supervision and amendments to the 1992 Constitution.

The two sides agreed to continue boosting the ties between the two legislative bodies, work closely at multilateral parliamentary forums for the common benefit of the two countries, contributing to fostering the bilateral friendship and cooperation.

Hung and other Vietnamese legislators attended the plenary meeting of the German Parliament as observers.

Poland is the last leg of NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung’s European tour, which started on March 9. The tour included Russia and Germany.-VNA