ASIA-PACIFIC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM TO BE HELD IN VIETNAM

HANOI, Vietnam, The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26), will take place here on Jan 18-20, with the theme of "Parliamentary partnership: Peace, Innovation and Sustainable Development."

The APPF-26 comes, following the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Week, in central Da Nang city, and it will be an event for lawmakers across the Asia-Pacific, to show support for the Da Nang Declaration, Tong Thi Phong, vice chairwoman of Vietnam's National Assembly, said.

Bringing together parliamentarians from across the Asia-Pacific region, the forum aims to directly assist the APEC, contributing to peace, stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.

The forum is designed to address political, security, economic, social and cultural issues, thus furthering regional cooperation and building relations, between and among parliamentarians from the region.

Source:NAM NEWS NETWORK