At a reception for Secretary of the Nur Otan Party Central Committee K.B. Zhumasev in Hanoi on November 21, Ty said highlighted the visit as a significant contribution to developing the relations between the two nations’ political parties. He applauded the Nur Otan Party’s role in the political system of Kazakhstan and expressed his confidence that that under the leadership of the party, Kazakhstan will grow and flourish in the time ahead. The Vietnamese official said that the Party, State and people of Vietnam always keep in mind the valuable support and assistance the former Soviet Union countries, including Kazakhstan, have given to Vietnam during its past struggles for national independence and unification as well as current national development, adding that Vietnam sticks importance to reinforcing the traditional friendship with Kazakhstan. The cooperation between the Vietnamese and Kazakhstani legislatures has been constantly developed, both bilaterally and multilaterally as evidenced by the frequent exchange of high-level delegations from parliamentary committees. Ty said he hopes that the Nur Otan Party leaders will back the enhancement of closer and effective collaboration between the two countries’ legislative bodies. In reply, K.B. Zhumasev described Vietnam as an important partner of Kazakhstan in the Southeast Asian region in terms of economics and politics. As both nations share a lot of similarities, thus enabling them to further step up cooperation and sharing of experience in lawmaking, supervision and deciding on major national issues, he noted.