Speaker of the Swedish Parliament Urban Ahlin will pay an official visit to Vietnam from March 31 to April 2 at an invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Sinh Hung.

During his stay in Hanoi, the speaker is to attend the 132 nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-132), according to the Vietnam National Assembly’s Committee for External Relations.

The IPU-132 takes place in Hanoi between March 28 and April 1 and is the biggest diplomatic event in Vietnam so far.

Around 1,000 delegates, including high-ranking parliament officials and members of regional inter-parliamentary unions and international organisations worldwide, are attending the event.-VNA