Top Chinese legislator Li Zhanshu held talks with visiting Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on Thursday, agreeing to enhance exchanges and cooperation between the two countries’ legislative bodies.

Top Chinese legislator Li Zhanshu meets with visiting Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Beijing on July 12, 2019. [Photo: Xinhua]

Top Chinese legislator Li Zhanshu meets with visiting Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Beijing on July 12, 2019. [Photo: Xinhua]

Li, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, told Ngan that China stands ready to work with Vietnam to comprehensively implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two parties and the two states.

Li called on the two sides to accelerate cooperation on jointly building the “Belt and Road” and the “Two Corridors, One Economic Circle,” jointly safeguard peace and stability at sea, as well as constantly improve the friendship between their people.

On the ties between the two legislative bodies, the National People’s Congress of China and the National Assembly of Vietnam, Li said they could provide legal support for bilateral cooperation. He called on both sides to learn from each other through increased communication, promote people-to-people, local and youth exchanges, and strengthen coordination within multilateral mechanisms.

Ngan said Vietnam is willing to work with China to fully implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two parties and the two states, to enhance mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields and promote friendship between the two peoples.

The National Assembly of Vietnam is looking forward to stronger ties with the National People’s Congress of China so as to make greater contributions to the growth of relations between the two countries, she said.

At the invitation of Li, Ngan visited China from Monday to Friday.

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