VGP - Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng and National Assembly Chairman Nguyễn Sinh Hùng on October 31 separetely met with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev who in on an official visit to Việt Nam.
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng (R) meets with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Hà Nội, October 31, 2011 – Photo: VNA
At the reception, the Kazakh President spoke highly of Việt Nam’s role in the region and the world.
He said Kazakhstan will further strengthen multifaceted cooperation with Việt Nam, especially in trade, investment, culture and education and training.
The Vietnamese Party chief lauded the visit, saying it is a strong symbol of the traditional friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
He thanked Kazakhstan’s people for their great support for Việt Nam’s national construction and defense, stressing that Việt Nam always attaches importance to developing relations with foreign countries, including Kazakhstan.
National Assembly Chairman Nguyễn Sinh Hùng (R) and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Hà Nội, October 31, 2011 – Photo: VNA
While receiving the Kazakh President, National Assembly Chairman Nguyễn Sinh Hùng said that apart from cooperating in economics, the two sides should promote exchange and cooperation in culture, society, defense, security and diplomacy.
As a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Việt Nam will create good conditions for Kazakhstan to strengthen relations with ASEAN member countries, Hung said, adding that the Vietnamese National Assembly will do its utmost to further foster the friendship between the two countries.
The Kazakh President said that relations between the two countries’ legislative bodies played an important role in considering, assessing and speeding up the implementation of agreements signed by the two nations.
He suggested the national assemblies of Việt Nam and Kazakhstan promote cooperative activities with the aims of contributing to building the friendship between the two countries.
He expressed hope that the two countries will cooperate further in all fields, especially in student exchange, to enhance cultural exchange and mutual understanding between the two nations./.