Vietnam National Assembly led by Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A high-level delegation of the Vietnam National Assembly led by Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan left Hanoi on October 14 to attend the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-137) and related meetings in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from October 14-15.

Her participation at the IPU-137 is made at the invitation of IPU President Saber Chowdhury, Chairwoman of the Federation Council of Russia Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko and Chairman of the State Duma of Russia Vyacheslav Volodin.

Vietnam’s presence at the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-137) and related meetings affirms its active participation in multilateral legislature activities and continues help promote the legislature’s role in the international forum.

After the IPU-137, Chairwoman Ngan and her entourage will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan from October 16-18.

The visit is made at the invitation of Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym Zhomart Tokayev, and Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin.-VNA