Myanmar’s parliament speaker to visit Vietnam

Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Thura U Shwe Mann will pay an official visit to Vietnam from September 5-9, the National Assembly’s External Relations announced on September 3.

Mr. Thura U Shwe Mann - Spker. of the Assembly. of the Union of Myanmar(Photo: VNA)

The visit will be made at an invitation of Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.

Vietnam and Myanmar have taken measures to promote cooperation in a wide range of fields from agro-forestry, aquaculture, transport and energy to health care and culture, as well as coordinated at international and regional forums such as ASEAN, the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) and Cambodia-Laos-Myamnar-Vietnam (CLMV) cooperation mechanism.

Vietnam is targeting over one billion USD in investment in Myanmar by 2015 and 2-2.5 billion USD by 2020 as the country is emerging as a hotspot for foreign investment.

Source: Vietnamplus

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