AIPA ready to help ASEAN build sustainable community

AIPA Secretary-General Nguyễn Tường Vân during the interview with Vietnam News Agency. VNA/VNS Photo Hữu Chiến.

JAKARTA — Leaders of ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) will hold a teleconferenced dialogue today, during which they will show their commitment to enhancing solidarity within the bloc and its relations with partners to cope with challenges and build a sustainable community.

The dialogue will take place within the framework of the 36th ASEAN Summit.

Talking to the Vietnam News Agency, AIPA Secretary-General Nguyễn Tường Vân said the annual dialogue, first held in 2009, demonstrates ASEAN and AIPA leaders’ pledge to strengthen co-operation between the bloc’s executive and legislative bodies in resolving common issues of concern in the region.

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