NA Chairwoman, ambassador discuss upcoming trip to Singapore

09:31 | 24/11/2017 Events

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received the Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping in Hanoi, on November 23, to discuss her upcoming visit to Singapore.

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) and Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping - Photo: VNA

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan acknowledged the tight coordination between the diplomat and the NA’s Committee for External Affairs and the Foreign Ministry of Vietnam in preparation for the upcoming visit of a high-ranking NA delegation to Singapore.

The visit is an event marking the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – Singapore diplomatic relations, she noted.

Lauding the growth of their bilateral cooperation in economics, trade, and investment, the legislator revealed that some Vietnamese enterprises working with Singapore, and the leaders of localities housing Vietnam – Singapore industrial parks, are set to join the NA delegation’s trip.

The visit will provide a chance to establish partnerships and enhance mutual understanding, Ngan added.

For her part, Catherine Wong Siow Ping said that Vietnam and Singapore have organised regular exchanges of delegations, particularly high-ranking delegations, in recent years.

The ambassador praised the meaning of the upcoming trip to Singapore, led by her host, stating it reflects a desire to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries.

She pledged to do her best to make the visit a success.

Theo NDO/VNA