National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her entourage arrived at Orly Airport in Paris on the afternoon of March 30 (local time).

Vietnam and France set up diplomatic relations in April, 1973.  The sound political relations between the two countries have been marked by high-level meetings.

The National Assembly of Vietnam has signed agreements with the Senate and National Assembly of France. The two parliaments have set up bilateral friendship parliamentarian groups.

The visit of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan is expected to promote bilateral cooperation in all fields, making the Vietnam-France strategic partnership more practical. It is hoped to help realize the outcomes of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s past visit and materialize the bilateral joint statement on parliamentary cooperation.-VNA