15/03/2016 15:35 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

French NA President to visit Vietnam

Hanoi, March 15 (VNA) – President of the National Assembly of France Claude Bartolone will pay an official visit to Vietnam in March, announced the National Assembly’s external relations committee on March 15.

Claude Bartolone and his delegation will stay in Vietnam from March 18-21 as guest of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung .

Vietnam and France established diplomatic relations on April 12, 1973.

France is currently the 5th largest trade partner of Vietnam in the European Union with two-way trade reaching 3.5 billion USD in 2014. France was also the biggest European provider of ODA for Vietnam with 360 million USD in 2014.