Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong receives Myanmar President Htin Kyaw

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has underscored the importance of the state visit to Vietnam by Myanmar President Htin Kyaw as it takes place at a time when the two countries have their new leadership.

At a reception in Hanoi on Wednesday, Mr. Trong reiterated Vietnam's unswerving policy of treasuring the friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Myanmar. He said both countries share similarities in the struggles for national liberation and in implementing economic policies which are the foundation to further bilateral ties. Mr. Trong called for increased cooperation in trade and investment, cooperation between localities, and people-to-people exchanges.

The Myanmar President expressed his pleasure for visiting Vietnam for the first time and attending the 3 Mekong summits. He congratulated Vietnam for its achievements after 30 years renewal and pledged to deepen the traditional relations between the two countries and to work closely with Vietnam in regional and international forums.

Source: VOV5