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GMS Senior Officials and CLV-10 convene in Hanoi

Released at: 08:02, 30/03/2018

GMS Senior Officials and CLV-10 convene in Hanoi

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) opens in Hanoi on March 29 (Source: VGP)

Events surrounding 6th GMS Summit being held in Hanoi from March 29-31.

by Ngoc Lan

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Senior Officials’ Meeting and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Development Triangle Summit (CLV-10) were held in Hanoi on March 29 within the framework of the 6th GMS Summit

The meeting was held in preparation for the Summit, to be held on March 31, and was co-chaired by the Head of the Vietnam Delegation and representatives from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and attended by representatives from Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.

It focused on reviewing the preparation and finalization of final draft documents to be submitted to GMS Leaders and also reviewed the content of cooperative strategies in the sectors of transport, tourism, agriculture and the environment. Reports on the results of the 25 years of GMS cooperation and a GMS e-commerce cooperation report will also be presented at the GMS Summit.

The meeting also reviewed the agenda and structure of the GMS Business Summit Forum as well as the logistical preparations for related events organized under the 6th GMS conferences.

Speaking at the meeting, senior officials from Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand expressed their appreciation of the careful preparation and professionalism in content, reception, and logistics as well as the Vietnam's initiatives, while expressing confidence that the conference will be a success.

Events surrounding the 6th GMS Summit are being held in Hanoi from March 29-31. They have attracted the attendance of more than 2,000 delegates from foreign and domestic businesses, exhibiting the belief among businesspeople and investors about the government’s open and transparent policies and creating more business opportunities for GMS and CLV in the time to come.

The GMS was established in 1992 as an initiative of the ADB. The GMS Programme is the most complete cooperation program involving Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, and China’s Yunnan and Guangxi provinces.

The subregion has so far organized 22 ministerial meetings and five summits.

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