President meets President of Thai National Assembly Chuan Leekpai
|President Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets President of Thai National Assembly Chuan Leekpai on November 17, 2022. (Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong)|
Congratulating Vietnam on its economic recovery and growth post COVID-19, President of the Thai National Assembly Chuan Leekpai affirmed that the country is an important partner of Thailand in Asia.
President Phuc expressed his delight at the close cooperation of the two National Assemblies, including the outcomes of the talks between Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and his Thai counterpart in August 2021, and appreciated the Thai leader’s contributions to the two countries’ friendship and cooperation.
The two sides agreed to intensify high-level and all-level contacts and exchanges, continue promoting the role of the legislative bodies in boosting the bilateral relations and supervising the implementation of the signed agreements, and share experience in the building and perfection of policies and laws to facilitate bilateral collaboration.
President of the Thai National Assembly Chuan Leekpai affirmed to coordinate closely with the Vietnamese side in carrying out the agreement on mutual legal assistance in civil matters freshly signed between the two nations.
|President Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets President of Thai National Assembly Chuan Leekpai: Overview of the meeting. (Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong)|
Speaking highly of the quality of Vietnamese education, he stressed the need to expand bilateral cooperation in education and training, and intensify the teaching of the Vietnamese language in Thailand and vice versa.
He also asserted that the Thai National Assembly will continue supporting and creating more favourable conditions for the Vietnamese community and Vietnamese associations in his country.
The Vietnamese President proposed the Thai Parliament back the opening of the Thai market for more Vietnamese goods, and speed up the signing and ratification of new agreements to better meet diverse collaboration needs between the two sides.
|President Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed the Guest Book at the House of the National Assembly of Thailand. (Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong)|
Regarding the international and regional situations, President Phuc suggested the Thai National Assembly continue to back the maintenance of ASEAN’s common stance on keeping peace and stability; ensuring security, safety and freedom of navigation and aviation in the East Sea; and settling disputes by peaceful means, on the basis of international law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), fully implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the Sea East (DOC), and soon achieving a substantive and effective Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) in accordance with international law.