During his official visit to Vietnam on September 5, President of the House of Councillors of Japan, Otsuji Hidehisa, presented the Vietnamese National Assembly with a red Osaka tree. This symbolic gift represents the growing friendship and cooperation between the two countries and Parliaments over the next 50 years.
Speaking at the tree planting ceremony, Otsuji explained that the red Osaka tree is a powerful symbol of his homeland, representing resilience and vitality. He expressed his belief that the friendship between Vietnam and Japan will continue to flourish in the future, and the tree will bear witness to this enduring bond.
|President of the House of Councillors of Japan, Otsuji Hidehisa, presenting the Vietnamese legislature with a red Osaka tree.|
NA Chairman, Vuong Dinh Hue, expressed gratitude for the warm and friendly gestures of President of the Japanese House of Councillors and his delegation towards Vietnam. He assured that the red Osaka tree would be well taken care of and witness the next fifty years of Vietnam-Japan relations.
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and President of the Japanese House of Councillors Otsuji held talks in Hanoi on September 5 as part of the welcome ceremony for their Japanese guest during his Vietnam visit from September 4-7.
|National Assembly Chairman, Vuong Dinh Hue, respectfully thanked President of the House of Councillors of Japan, Otsuji Hidehisa, and the delegation for their affectionate gestures towards Vietnam.|
President Vo Van Thuong and Truong Thi Mai, politburo member and Chairwoman of the CPV Central Committee’s Organization Commission, received President of the House of Councillors Otsuji in Hanoi on September 6. They discussed further enhancing the bilateral relations between Vietnam and Japan based on their 50-year diplomatic ties.
President Thuong suggested increasing all-level meetings and mutual visits between the Vietnamese and Japanese States, parliaments, governments, parties, ministries, sectors, and localities. He also emphasized the importance of parliamentary exchanges and setting a higher vision for future cooperation.
Truong Thi Mai, Chairwoman of the Vietnam – Japan Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group, urged the Japanese House of Councillors to provide new-generation ODA for Vietnam and support its transition to green and clean energy, as well as digital transformation. She emphasized the need for high-level visits, people-to-people exchanges, and taking advantage of the positive aspects of the relationship.
|Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member and Chairwoman of the CPV Central Committee’s Organization Commission, receives President of the House of Councillors of Japan, Otsuji Hidehisa, in Hanoi on September 6.|
The Japanese delegation also recognized the contributions of Vietnamese expatriates in Japan and expressed their readiness to create a favorable environment for the Vietnamese community.