(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has reaffirmed Vietnam’s policy of assisting Myanmar to fulfill its role as ASEAN Chair in 2014 and work closely with the country in regional and international forums.
Speaking at a March 20 meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein in Hanoi, PM Dung said he believes the President’s current visit will help raise bilateral relations to a new level.
He congratulated Myanmar on its achievements under the leadership of President Sein and said Vietnam is willing to cooperate with the neighbouring country for mutual benefits.
The Government leader proposed that both countries maintain a mechanism for annual political consultation between their Ministries of Foreign Affairs, boost cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion , and speed up the implementation of programmes and agreements in agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, finance, telecommunications, and energy.
President Sein underlined the positive results of the Myanmar-Vietnam friendship and relations, especially in economics, trade, national security and defence.
He said that Myanmar will create the most favourable conditions for Vietnamese businesses to expand cooperation in his country. Myanmar Presidential visit aims to tighten relations with Vietnam Vietnam, Myanmar boost multifaceted cooperation