Vietnam’s role in UN praised
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 17:42:10
(VOVworld) - Chef de Cabinet to the United Nations Secretary General Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti has spoke highly of the role of Vietnam in the UN and that of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) while meeting NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong in New York, the US, on Tuesday.
|NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong (centre) at the opening session of the annual hearing between the UN and the IPU (Photo: VNA) (Photo: VNA)
Ribeiro Viotti said Vietnam is one of the most dynamic economies in the region and hoped the country will do more to realize sustainable development goals set in the 2030 Agenda.
The officials exchanged views on internal and external challenges to Vietnam’s growth with Ribeiro Viotti suggesting the country pursuing good State governance, training high-quality human resources, and reforming administrative procedures.
NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong asked the UN official to convey the invitation to visit Vietnam to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres this year on the occasion of attending the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s joining of the UN.