VIETNAM, MYANMAR AGREE TO EXPAND COOPERATION

HANOI, Vietnam General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on Friday reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy that attaches importance to strengthening and expanding the friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Myanmar.

The party leader made the remarks at a reception for visiting Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, Vietnam News Agency reported.

He suggested the two sides foster cooperation in all areas, particularly trade, investment and cultural exchange as well as within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and regional and international forums.

Aung San Suu Kyi stressed that Myanmar wants to boost comprehensive cooperative relations with Vietnam in the time ahead, through Party, government and people channels, especially the exchange of high-level visits.

Source: Nam News Network