|National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue was speaking at the opening of the 5th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP5) in Vienna on Tuesday.
"First, the people must be placed at the center of all national effort and policies. Peace and sustainable development can only be achieved when people’s safety, happiness, and well-being are ensured. Second, it is important to secure equitable vaccine access for all, consolidate resilience of the health system, promote vaccine production," said Mr. Hue.
"It is also essential to associate national digital transformation with improving digital skills for workers, facilitate production activities, circulation of goods and services, and resume cross-border travel and movement while ensuring health safety," he added.
Mr. Hue said the Charter of the United Nations, international law and effective multilateral mechanisms serve as the firm foundation to harmoniously combine multi-lateralism for the sake of peace and sustainable development.
Vietnam, as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021, has exerted its utmost efforts to promote the cohesiveness between ASEAN and the UNSC in addressing regional issues of peace, security and development, he said.