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PM attends Mekong - Japan Summit

Released at: 21:06, 02/07/2015

PM attends Mekong - Japan Summit

Visit expresses Vietnam's commitment to cooperation between sub-Mekong region and Japan.

by Minh Tuyet

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung is leading a high-level delegation to Tokyo to attend the Seventh Mekong - Japan Summit from July 2 to 4 at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The PM’s attendance aims to bolster cooperation for socio-economic development between Japan and the sub-Mekong region in general and Vietnam in particular. He will also affirm Vietnam’s responsibilities in the development of the sub-Mekong region and in strengthening relations with countries in the region.

He also expects that the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Japan will become more comprehensive and effective.

Many senior Vietnamese representatives make up the delegation, including the Head of the Office of the Government Nguyen Van Nen, Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang, and Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang.

Accompanying them are Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Deputy Minister of Finance Truong Chi Trung, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao, and Governmental Assistant Bui Huy Hung.

  • TAGS
  • Mekong
  • Japan
  • Prime Minister
  • Shinzo Abe

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