President of the nine-member group Maria Rosa Martinez affirmed that it will actively contribute to strengthening political, economic and trade ties as well as cooperation and solidarity between the two countries’ legislative bodies and peoples.

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Quoc Thanh (fourth from right) and members of the Argentina-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Quoc Thanh said that the establishment of the group demonstrates the attention by the Argentine National Congress to promoting cooperation between the two countries. He stressed the significance of this event on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic relations.

The diplomat pledged to cooperate closely with the group as well as the National Congress in organising more meaningful activities in order to bring the bilateral relationship to a new height.

At the first meeting of the group, Martinez presented the group's orientations of action in the coming time to serve as a bridge contributing to deepening the solidarity, friendship and cooperation between the two legislative bodies. Its members also contributed ideas to bring the two countries closer.

They also expressed their wish to exchange experience with Vietnam in socio-economic development, poverty reduction, sustainable economic growth, as well as in areas in which the two sides can complement each other for mutual development.

Source: VNA