|Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. — File Photo
HA NOI (VNS) — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and a Vietnamese delegation will leave for Malaysia today to attend the 27th ASEAN Summit and related high-ranking meetings scheduled in the next two days in Kuala Lumpur at the invitation of his Malaysian counterpart, Najib Tun Abdul Razak.
The Vietnamese delegation includes Deputy PM cum Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang, Vietnamese ambassador to Malaysia Pham Cao Phong, Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Cam Tu, Deputy Chairman of the Government Office Nguyen Xuan Thanh and PM assistant Bui Quoc Bao.
Attending the 27th ASEAN Summit, Vietnamese delegates aim to continue exercising the country's independent and self-controlled foreign policy for peace, co-operation, development, international multi-lateralisation and diversification, active international integration, and further promoting ASEAN linkages to be tighter and more efficient while strengthening and enhancing solidarity, unification as well as the significant role of ASEAN in ensuring peace, security, co-operation and development in the region. — VNS