Hanoi (VNA) – Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan congratulated outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Hong Xiaoyong on fulfilling his assigned tasks in Vietnam during a reception in Hanoi on February 7.

Ngan spoke highly of his important contributions to promoting Vietnam - China friendly neighborliness and comprehensive cooperation as well as ties between the two legislatures in particular over the past three years, saying that leaders of the two law-making bodies and the Vietnam – China Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group have maintained regular visits and exchanges.

The Vietnamese NA is ready to work with the Chinese legislature to effectively implement the cooperation agreement signed in 2015, increase the sharing of experience in the operation of the parliament and its committees, particularly those regarding legislation, legal supervision and deciding on major socio-economic development issues, and providing mutual support in regional and global inter-parliamentary forums as well, she said.

Hong, for his part, thanked the Vietnamese NA and its Chairwoman for helping him accomplish assigned tasks during the tenure.

He vowed to continue supporting the development of the Vietnam – China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in the future.-VNA