National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu (left). (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam-Mongolia legislative relationshiphas progressed well with the regular exchange of all-level visits,said National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu when meeting with Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament Z. Enkhbold on April 21 in Ulaanbaatar.

Highlighting the fruitful traditional friendship between the two countries, the NA Vice Chairman said that Vietnam always treasures the valuable support and assistance given by the Mongolian Government and people during its past struggle for national independence.

Luu appreciated the Mongolian Parliamentsending a high-ranking delegation to attend the IPU-132 Assembly in Hanoi last year and recommended the Mongolian State Great Khural create conditions for enterprises of the two countries to enhance collaboration and help Vietnamese citizens live and work in the country.

He thanked the Mongolian Government for training agricultural experts for Vietnam, saying that it contributed to strengthening the bilateral traditional friendship and cooperation.

The Vietnamese official also spoke highly of Mongolia’s role in organising the 9th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP-9) Meeting and making preparations for the 11th ASEM Summit (ASEM-11) in July in Ulaanbaatar.

For his part, Speaker Z. Enkhbold said Mongolia wants to develop ties with Vietnam in all aspects from economy, trade and agriculture to culture and education.

He also expressed his wish that Vietnam will support Mongolia joiningthe Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) and the East Asia Summit (EAS) as well as developing relationships with ASEAN countries.

Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu is leading a Vietnamese NA delegation to the ASEP-9 in Ulaanbaatar from April 22-23.-VNA