ASEAN women delegation welcomed in Ha Noi

Update: 11:06 | 04/03/2020
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai on March 3 gave a reception in Ha Noi for a delegation of the ASEAN Community Women's Group led by Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga, on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the International Women’s Day (March 8).
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Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai (L) and Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga at the reception. (Photo: Nguyen Hong)

The Vietnamese women have further affirmed their role across social aspects, including external affairs as a result of the Party and State’s attention to building the legal framework regarding women’s interest, Mai said.

Congratulating the group on its achievements over the past five years, she hailed its cultural and people-to-people exchanges, such as gatherings on the ASEAN Family Day and participating in the international cuisine festivals, as well as contributions to social and charity events throughout Vietnam.

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Delegates take a group photo at the event. (Photo: Nguyen Hong)

Mai asked the group to go ahead with activities to carry out the regional grouping’s priorities this year, enhance relations between women in the world and ASEAN, and help build the ASEAN common cultural identity towards stronger development.

Ambassador Nga, honorary chairwoman of the ASEAN Community Women’s group in Hanoi, said the year 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of the group and five years of the building of the ASEAN Community, noting that the group’s activities have greatly contributed to friendship and solidarity between ASEAN peoples and international friends.

She affirmed that the group will support gender equality work in Vietnam, and want to receive further support to make greater contributions to Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.

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