NDO – All the contents related to the organisation of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) were discussed within a virtual meeting between the AIPA 41 National Secretariat and Secretariats of AIPA member countries’ parliaments in Hanoi on August 17.
Addressing the event, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for External Relations and Head of the AIPA 41 National Secretariat Vu Hai Ha stated that, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the spirit of cooperation and responsibility and the support and consensus of member countries, the National Assembly of Vietnam has decided to organise AIPA 41 in the form of a videoconference. Vietnam wishes to receive cooperation and support from member countries to ensure the successful organisation of AIPA 41 and make significant contributions to the development of the community, he emphasised.
At the meeting, delegates heard an overview report from the AIPA 41 National Secretariat on the host country’s preparation work. Representatives of the Secretariats of AIPA member countries’ parliaments highly appreciated Vietnam’s preparations and agreed with many of the projected contents for the AIPA 41 agenda.