Swedish Parliament Speaker Urban Ahlin begins his official five-day visit to Vietnam on March 31 alongside Sweden’s participation in the ongoing IPU-132.

During his visit, Ahlin will meet with high-ranking Vietnamese officials to discuss ways to promote bilateral ties via increased parliamentary exchanges and cooperation in economics, trade and higher education.

The Swedish Speaker will hold talks with National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

He will also have separate meetings with Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang.-VNA