|Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Thura U Shwe Mann (R) and Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.—VNA/VNS Photo Nhan Sang
HA NOI (VNS) — Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Thura U Shwe Mann will pay an official visit to Viet Nam tomorrow, the National Assembly's External Relations department announced yesterday.
The five-day visit will be made at the invitation of Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Viet Nam and Myanmar have taken measures to promote co-operation in a wide range of fields from agro-forestry, aquaculture, transport and energy to health care and culture. They have also worked together at international and regional forums for ASEAN, the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) and the Cambodia-Laos-Myamnar-Viet Nam (CLMV) co-operation mechanism.
Viet Nam aims to invest US$1 billion in Myanmar by 2015 and $2.5 billion by 2020, as the country is becoming a key destination for foreign investment. — VNS