State Counsellor returns from Viet Nam

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets General Secretary of the Communist Party

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam. Photo: MNA

On a busy last day of her official visit to Viet Nam, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with a plethora of political leaders, friendship organizations, businessmen, members of the Myanmar Embassy and the Myanmar Military Attache.
The State Counsellor was also able to visit the house of Viet Nam national leader Ho Chi Minh yesterday before boarding a plane back to Myanmar.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received Mr. Chu Cong Phung, the chairman of the Viet Nam-Myanmar Friendship Association, at the Hanoi Grand Plaza Hotel at 9:30 a.m. Matters relating to bilateral trade, culture, and deepening the relations between the two countries were discussed.
Next, the State Counsellor met with Viettel Group President Major General Nguyen Manh Hung and then received Vietnamese businesspersons led by Bank for Investment Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) chief executive officer Mr. Phan Duc Tu. Viet Nam businesspersons discussed the investment status in Myanmar, increasing Myanmar-Viet Nam trade, and the difficulties they were facing.
Afterwards, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visited the house of Viet Nam’s national leader Ho Chi Minh, where information and education department head Ms. Cu Thi Minh gave a guided tour.

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is welcomed back by Union Minister U Kyaw Tint Swe (right) at the Nay Pyi Taw International Airport yesterday. Photo: MNA
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is welcomed back by Union Minister U Kyaw Tint Swe (right) at the Nay Pyi Taw International Airport yesterday. Photo: MNA

Following this, the State Counsellor went to the Myanmar Embassy and met with staff, families of the embassy, the Military Attaché and Myanmar state scholar students.
After this, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi went to the office of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam and met with General Secretary H.E. Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong. At the meeting, matters relating to increasing Myanmar-Viet Nam bilateral relations and contacts between the governments, parliaments, parties and the peoples, especially exchange of youth representative groups and cooperation with international organizations in ASEAN and the region were discussed.
From there, the State Counsellor went to the office of the Chair of the National Assembly of Viet Nam and met with Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Viet Nam H.E. Madame Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
During the meeting, views and thoughts were exchanged and discussed on increasing bilateral friendship and cooperation, cooperation between the parliaments of Myanmar and Viet Nam, exchanging study tours of parliament members and the people, legislative works of the parliament and experiences of the economic development of Viet Nam.
After the meeting, the State Counsellor and party were seen off at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport by Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Dang Dinh Quy, Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Mrs. Luan Thuy Duong, Myanmar Ambassador to Viet Nam U Kyaw Soe Win and wife, Military Attache Col. Aung Kyaw Oo and other officials.
The State Counsellor and party arrived at Nay Pyi Taw International Airport later in the evening and were greeted by Union Minister for the State Counsellor’s Office U Kyaw Tint Swe, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. Myo Aung and wife, Viet Nam Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. Le Gia Thinh and other officials.—Myanmar News Agency

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