|General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee Nguyễn Phú Trọng (right)receives Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar State Counsellor, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the President’s Office. — VNA/VNS Photo Trí Dũng|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Myanmar’s State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who is also Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the President’s Office, has successfully wrapped up her first official visit to Việt Nam.
During a reception with Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyễn Phú Trọng reiterated Việt Nam’s consistent policy to strength and expand the friendship and multifaceted co-operation with Myanmar.
The State Counsellor highlighted similarities between the two nations and said Myanmar will closely work with Việt Nam in maintaining peace, stability and cooperation in the region and in building a united and strong ASEAN Community.
The same day, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi told National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân that the parliaments of Myanmar and Việt Nam should enhance co-operation and increase the sharing of legislative experience, particularly in improving capacity for female legislators.
NA Chairwoman Ngân lauded the increasingly important role of women in Việt Nam and the world at large, adding that women have become more equal to men, many of them became prestigious national leaders like Aung Sann Suu Kyi.
Aung San Suu Kyi said, in her position, she always supports the enhancement of co-operation between the two parliaments as they are very important bodies that represent the people’s voice and are at the forefront of national reforms.
The State Counsellor said she was impressed to learn that Vietnamese ministries have cut more than 600 business and investment conditions and she hopes the Vietnamese NA, Government and ministries will share experience with Myanmar in this area. — VNS