In her remarks, the top Vietnamese legislator who is also the chair of AIPA 41, said the National Steering Committee and Organising Committee for AIPA 41 will work closely with the National ASEAN 2020 Committee to organize and chair a host of major events of AIPA in 2020, during which Vietnam will also serve as Chair of ASEAN.
The country will spare no effort to build AIPA into a close-knit and effective organization, meeting the interests of member parliaments.
General Secretary of the NA and Chairman of the NA Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc announced the NA Standing Committee’s two resolutions on establishing the National Steering Committee and the Organising Committee for AIPA 41, which became effective on November 5.
Accordingly, the National Steering Committee for AIPA 41 consists of five members and is headed by NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. The Organising Committee for AIPA 41 has 27 members and is headed by Standing NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong.
At the meeting, participants gave feedback on the report of the NA’s Committee for External Relations on preparations for the AIPA Chair Year 2020, focusing on the 41st General Assembly of AIPA slated for late August and early September 2020 in the northern province of Quang Ninh province’s Ha Long City.
Activities during the AIPA Chair Year 2020, the coordination between AIPA and ASEAN, logistics and communication work for official activities of AIPA during the year were also raised for discussion during the meeting.