NA Chairwoman meets Wallonia Minister-President

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on Friday hailed Belgium's Wallonia region for choosing Vietnam as the only country in Asia to set up its representative office over the past more than two decades.

During a meeting with Minister-President of Wallonia region Willy Borsus, the visiting NA Chairwoman affirmed that ties between Belgium, Wallonia and Vietnam are growing, evidenced by visits by Vietnamese high-ranking leaders. She thanked Wallonia for being one of the first three regions to submit a document to the government expressing support for the signing of the European Union � Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the Investment Protection Agreement (IPA). Borsus, for his part, said both sides have reinforced collaboration in several areas over the past years, including in agriculture. He reaffirmed his support for the signing of the EVFTA and IPA and thanked the NA Chairwoman for speaking highly of Wallonia's role in Vietnam.

Source: VOV5