May 20, 2020 / 18:18

Vietnam leaders attend opening of parliament's month-long session

The Hanoitimes - The month-long session will include an online meeting and gathering at the National Assembly Headquarters in Hanoi.

Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) of the 14th tenure (2016-2020) opened today [May 20] the ninth biannual plenum with an online meeting, the first-ever of its kind due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the attendance of the country's highest leaders.


Photo posted at the National Assembly’s news portal.

 General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and State President Nguyen Phu Trong (right) and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (left)

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and State President Nguyen Phu Trong shakes hands with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) 

 Top leaders gather at the ninth National Assembly session on May 20.
 Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (left) and Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh (right)
 Overview of the NA meeting on May 20.
 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the meeting on May 20
 Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presents the State President’s petition for the approval of the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
 Chairman of the NA’s Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau presented examination report on EVFTA. 
 Hanoi’s Party Chief Vuong Dinh Hue, head of the Hanoi NA Delegation, at the online meeting on May 20. 
 Overview of the NA meeting on May 20.