Hanoi speeds up for hosting 132nd IPU Assembly

Saturday, 2014-12-27 16:44:31
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NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong addressing the meeting (Source: VNA)
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NDO/ VNA – Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong chaired a meeting of the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)’s organisation board on December 27 to review preparations for the event.

Phong, who is also head of the board, asked agencies to mobilise sources serving the event, which is scheduled for March 28-April 1 in Hanoi.

She urged members of the board to complete specific plans for the welcoming of delegations, and cultural and art event,s as well as sightseeing programmes for delegates.

Prompt provision of information for participants is also necessary to help them make suitable schedules while staying in Vietnam, she noted, emphasising the need to ensure safety and security for delegates.

Phong also asked for the completion of a transportation plan for delegates during their stay.