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PM attends regional summit in Tokyo

Update: April, 20/2012 - 11:00

TOKYO — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived in Tokyo as the head of a Vietnamese delegation yesterday to attend the 4th Mekong-Japan Summit at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Noda Yoshihiko.

Chaired by the Japanese PM, the two-day event will focus on future cooperation between countries in the Mekong region and Japan in order to promote prosperity, stability and sustainable development in the region.

The Vietnamese delegation's participation at the event aims to strengthen the friendship between it and countries in the Mekong sub-region as well as further foster its strategic partnership with Japan and promote the implementation of agreements signed by the two Governments.

At the summit, Dung will deliver a speech on cooperation between Mekong countries and Japan in the future and talk about Viet Nam's priorities in the Mekong-Japan cooperative framework, including the management and sustainable utilisation of Mekong river water.

Dung will also hold talks with his counterpart Noda Yoshihiko and meet with representatives from a number of Japanese organisations and enterprises. — VNS

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