Switzerland looks forward to President Triet’s visit

A Swiss parliament senior official has said his country pins much hope on the upcoming visit by State President Nguyen Minh Triet, scheduled for May 2010, for further boosting the relationship between the two countries and the two legislative bodies.

Delta environment set for forum agenda

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will organise an annual forum on preserving the Mekong River Delta’s natural resources as part of efforts to ensure sustainable development.

VN, Australia boost parliamentary cooperation

A delegation of the National Assembly headed by Nguyen Van Son, Chairman of the Committee for External Relations is on a five-day official visit to Australia at the invitation of the country’s parliamentary leaders from August 17.

ASEAN congresswomen ask for more power

ASEAN congresswomen have emphasised the need to give women more power in the political arena and increase the percentage of females in State agencies and businesses to enable them to maximise their role in socio-economic life.