Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan arrived at Budapest International Airport in Budapest at 17:00 pm of April 8 (local time) for an official visit to Hungary through April 11.
Her visit, made at the invitation of Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly Kover Laszlo, aims to further enhance the long-standing relations between Vietnam and Hungary as well as the two countries’ legislatures.
She met with Deputy Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly Gergely Gulyas later the same day.
Vietnam and Hungary established diplomatic ties on February 3, 1950, since then Vietnam has received support from the State and people of Hungary.
Legislative collaboration between the two countries has grown positively. Hungarian NA Speaker Kover Laszlo visited Vietnam in November 2015, while Deputy Speaker Gergely Gulyas toured Vietnam in January 2017. Vietnam’s NA leader Nguyen Phu Trong visited Hungary in 2008.
By the end of 2016, Hungary had 15 projects in Vietnam with capital of US$50.66 million, ranking 55th among 105 countries and territories investing in Vietnam.
Most of Vietnam’s exports to Hungary are apparel, footwear, computers, electronic products and parts, transportation vehicles and spare parts, while importing pharmaceuticals, machineries, spare parts, chemicals and animal feed.VNA