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Haitian Senate President wraps up Vietnam visit – Nhan Dan Online


During the stay from June 17 -20, Latortue held talks with the Vietnamese NA leader, paid courtesy calls to Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang, and met Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

He attended a NA plenary session and held working sessions with the Vietnamese military-run telecom provider Viettel and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

During meetings, both sides highlighted the visit as the first exchange of delegations between the two legislatures. They agreed to continue maintaining the exchange of all-level visits and mutual support at international organisations and multilateral forums such as the United Nations (UN), the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

Vietnam asked for Haiti’s support of its bid to become member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure and the Vietnamese candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General for the 2017-2021 tenure.

The Haitian side expressed wish to promote links across telecommunications, agriculture and gender equality.

Source: Nhan Dan Online