Vietnam and Nepal share a lot of historical, cultural and religious similarities, they said.

The Vietnamese NA supports and readies to create a favourbale legal corridor to boost cooperation between the two countries, National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said.

Particularly, the NA will push the implementation of the outcomes of the talks between Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Nepalese counterpart as well as cooperation agreements reached during the guest’s ongoing official visit to Vietnam, she affirmed.

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) and Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli (Photo: VNA)

K P Sharma Oli said it is his first visit to Vietnam in the position of the PM.

Nepalese people have supported Vietnam from the years of fighting for national liberation, he said.

He added that his talks with PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc gained a lot of positive outcomes, meeting the wish of the two countries’ leaders and marking a milestone in the effort to boost the bilateral relations.

He suggested the two countries enhance cooperation in the coming time, including the establishment of a direct air route.

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan described the Nepalese PM’s visit as a new development step in the two countries’ relations. 

She told the guest that many Vietnamese want to visit Nepal because it is the birthplace of the Lord Buddha. 

A convenient air route between the two countries will attract a lot of Vietnamese tourists to Nepal, she said.

The top legislator wished Nepal to successfully host Vesak 2020./.

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