160 delegations register to join IPU-132

10:02 | 20/03/2015

VGP – As many as 160 international delegations with 700 parliament members and 1,600 foreign delegates have confirmed to join the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-132).

Photo: VGP/Doan Tuan

The organizing board of the IPU-132 released the information on March 19 in Ha Noi.

The event will draw the attendance of 45 National Assembly (NA) Chairmen and 50 Vice Chairmen, revealed head of the NA Committee for External Relations Tran Van Hang.

He asserted that Viet Nam is ready for the IPU-132, which is to take place from March 28-April 1.

IPU-132 will have 67 special sessions, 66 bilateral talks, a plenary meeting, and meetings of Permanent Committees, female parliamentarians, and young parliamentarians.

Under the theme “The sustainable development goals: Turning words into action”, IPU-132 will convey important messages of peace, democracy, social progress, and equality. Vietnam’s proposed topics were approved by the IPU.

By Thuy Dung