Chairwoman of the Vietnam National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the airport. (Source: VNA)

Amsterdam (VNA) – Chairwoman of the Vietnam National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan arrived at Schiphol International Airport, Amsterdam, on March 26 morning (local time), beginning her three-day official visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of Speaker of the Dutch House of Representatives Khadija Arib.

The Vietnamese top legislator was welcomed at the airport by General Secretary of the Dutch House of Representatives Frans Van Dijk and Vietnamese Ambassador to the Netherlands Ngo Thi Hoa, among others.

As the first visit of a Vietnamese NA leader to the country, the trip aims to consolidate friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with the Netherlands amid the celebration of the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations (April 9). It will mark a new milestone in friendship and cooperation between the two Parliaments.

The two sides will exchange information and experience in each country's parliamentary activities and areas of interest; promote cooperation in multi-lateral parliamentary forums to which the two parliaments are members, such as the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and the Asia- Europe Parliamentary Partnership.

Over the past 45 years, the Vietnam – Netherlands relations have grown fruitfully in all fields and been further deepened. Mutual understanding and trust have been strengthened via high-level visits and cooperation mechanisms.-VNA