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VN seeks to expand multifaceted ties with Myanmar: Party leader

Update: August, 26/2017 - 09:31
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng (R) meets leaders of Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) in Yangon yesterday. – VNA/VNS Photo Trí Dũng

YANGON – The Vietnamese Party and Government always attaches importance to developing and expanding friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Myanmar, bilaterally, within ASEAN and at international forums, Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng said yesterday.

Meeting with leaders of Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) in Yangon yesterday, the Vietnamese leader spoke highly of the important role and active contributions that NLD has made to the country’s recent achievements.

Trọng, who is on a State visit to Myanmar, expressed his wish that the NLD continues to achieve greater success in promoting national reconciliation, developing the economy, and raising the country’s stature in the region and the world.

He expressed his pleasure at the development of co-operation and traditional friendship between the countries in recent years, especially since Myanmar has entered a new stage of development.

Noting that the Vietnamese and Myanmar leaders have lifted bilateral ties to the level of comprehensive co-operative partnership, the ruling parties on both sides to enhance co-operation and experience sharing, he said. This would boost development of both nations and meet people’s interests while promoting peace, stability, co-operation and development in the region and the world, he said.

On behalf of the NLD leaders, Secretary of the NLD Central Executive Committee, Nyan Win, stressed the significance of the Vietnamese Party leader’s visit to Myanmar, describing it as a support for the comprehensive national reform that the NLD-led Government of Myanmar is pushing for.

He said he highly valued the huge, historic achievements that the Vietnamese Party, State and people have attained over the three decades of reform, considering them precious experience for the NLD and the Myanmar Government.

Nyan Win said he hoped for increased exchange of information and experiences between the two ruling parties, and for stepped up co-ordination at multilateral forums. — VNS


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