Traditional ties, co-operation with Myanmar to improve economics

Published: 12/06/2011 05:00



Nam always attached much importance to continuously strengthening the
traditional friendship and comprehensive co-operation with Myanmar to improve
economics, trade and investment ties.

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai holds talks
with Myanmar President Thein Sein. (Source: VNA)

The statement was
made by Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai while being received by President
U Thein Sein during his four-day visit to Myanmar which ended yesterday, June 12.

During the visit, the
two leaders shared their satisfaction with the development of relations between
Myanmar and Viet Nam.

Hai congratulated
Myanmar for gaining important achievements in politics, security, economics and
social affairs in the recent period.

He expressed his
belief that after the success of Myanmar’s National Assembly election in
November 2010, the country’s new Government would lead the people of Myanmar
towards stable national construction and development, contributing to peace,
stability and co-operation in the region and the world.

Hai suggested the
Myanmar Government to develop support policies so that bilateral co-operation
projects could be implemented soon in order to exploit the advantages and
potential of the two countries to bring practical benefits to both sides.

President U Thein
Sein warmly welcomed the Vietnamese Government delegation, saying its visit
would be a step to realise co-operative agreements that had been reached by the
leaders of the two countries.

He said the two sides
needed to focus their efforts in 12 prioritised co-operation sectors as stated
in the Joint Declaration signed by the two Prime Ministers in April last year.

He said he wished
both Governments would instruct relevant ministries and agencies to set up work
teams to consider and deal with issues related to co-operation agreements.

On this occasion,
Deputy Prime Minister Hai conveyed Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s
regards and salutations.

Myanmar Vice

In talks with Myanmar
Vice President U Tin Aung Myint Oo, the two sides informed each other of the
political and economic situation in their respective country and discussed
measures to enhance their multifaceted co-operative relationship in the future.

The two sides agreed
to foster co-operation ties in key sectors such as agriculture, industrial tree
planting, seacooking, banking and finance, aviation, telecommuncations, oil and
petrol, minerals, electric equipment production and supply, automobile
manufacturing and installation, and construction.

Hai suggested the
Myanmar Government to create favourable conditions for Vietnamese enterprises to
expand co-operation and increase their investment in Myanmar.

The two leaders also
exchanged their viewpoints on regional and international issues of mutual
concern, and highly appreciated the close co-operation and co-ordination between
the two countries in the framework of ASEAN; the sub-regional co-operation of
four countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Viet Nam; the Ayeyawady – Chao
Phraya – Mekong Economic Co-operation Strategy (ACMECS); the Greater Mekong
Subregion (GMS); the East West Economic Corridor and in other international

After the dialogue,
they witnessed the signing ceremony of co-operation agreements in animal
husbandry between Viet Nam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and
Myanmar’s Ministry of Livestock Breeding and Fisheries; and a Memorandum of
Understanding between Viet Nam’s Ministry of Finance and Myanmar’s Ministry of
Finance and Revenue.

Deputy Prime Minister
Hai also met with Myanmar’s Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation U Myint
Hlaing and Minister of National Planning and Economic Development Tin Naing

Hai said that
Vietnamese enterprises enjoyed capital and management advantages in some of the
sectors that Myanmar wanted to develop and asked relevant ministries and
agencies in each country to increase information exchanges and jointly tackle
obstacles to create a foundation for co-operation in all fields.

Leaders of Vietnamese
ministries and agencies also worked with their Myanmar counterparts to exchange
specific co-operation measures as instructed by high-ranking leaders in their
respective countries.

In discussion about
regional co-operation, Viet Nam advocated for Myanmar’s wish to become ASEAN
Chair in 2014.

Myanmar affirmed its
standpoint on the East Sea issue as stated in ASEAN and its respect for the
implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea
(DOC) signed between ASEAN and China in October, 2002.

leaders congratulate Russia on its National Day

On June 12, State President Nguyen Minh Triet sent a
message of congratulations to Russian President D.Medvedev on the occasion of
the Russian Federation’s National Day.

The same day, Prime Minister Nguyen
Tan Dung cabled congratulations to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign
Minister Pham Gia Khiem also delivered a congratulatory message to Russian
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

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