On February 13, 2020, the Vietnamese Ambassador to Bangladesh paid a courtesy call on Bangladesh Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at the Parliament House.Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury congratulated the Ambassador on his mission to Dhaka, reiterated the good sentiments towards Vietnam and shared the outstanding developments in relations between two countries and two Parliaments, especially after the official visit of the Parliament Speaker to Vietnam in 2017. Speaker Chaudhury greeted and asked the Ambassador to convey the invitation to Vietnam National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan for an official visit to Bangladesh .
The Ambassador thanked the welcome of the Parliament Speaker, shared the similarities between the two countries, especially the rapid economic growth in recent years, as well as the vision and orientation for socio-economic development of two countries, becoming high middle-income countries within 10 years and developed countries within the next 20 years. The Ambassador desired that the two countries' Parliaments would continue to strengthen relations, support each other in regional and international forums that both sides are interested in, promote cooperation for the development and prosperity of each country. Parliament Speaker Chaudhury affirmed that she would support and work closely with the Vietnamese Embassy in Bangladesh to make the cooperation between the two countries more and more substantive and effective.