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PM meets regional leaders in India

Update: January, 26/2018 - 09:56

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (fourth left) meets Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, yesterday in New Delhi. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất

NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday had bilateral meetings with leaders of Singapore, Thailand and Myanmar on the sidelines of the ASEAN – India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi, India. 

At Prime Minister Phúc’s meeting with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong, the two agreed to implement various activities to celebrate the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties in 2018. 

They agreed to consider opening air routes linking Singapore with Việt Nam’s Đà Lạt and Nha Trang cities, to increase of frequency of existing flights and to push up negotiations on a labour agreement. 

PM Phúc told his counterpart that he will attend the 32nd ASEAN Summit to be held in Singapore this year.

While meeting Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, the Vietnamese leader suggested the two sides organise their joint committee on bilateral co-operation’s third meeting and the joint cabinet retreat this year. 

He repeated his invitation to the Thai PM to attend the sixth Summit of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) and the GMS Business Forum slated for March in Hà Nội to share views on the region’s development. 

Meeting Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, PM Phúc expressed his hope to soon welcome her to Viet Nam and co-chair the ninth meeting of the joint committee on bilateral co-operation. 

Suu Kyi stated that she will convey Phuc’s invitation to the sixth Summit of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) and the GMS Business Forum to Myanmar leaders. — VNS

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