President pledges to encourage investment to Myanmar

President Trần Đại Quang pledged that Việt Nam will encourage its business community to invest in Myanmar, especially in agriculture, fish farming, mining and tourism. At a meeting with visiting Myanmar Minister of Home Affairs Kyaw Swe in Hà Nội yesterday, the President said that Việt Nam and Myanmar have untapped potential for cooperation. The bilateral partnership has made progress, especially in 12 prioritised areas of agriculture, industrial tree plantation, aquaculture, financial-banking, aviation, telecommunication, oil and gas, and investment, he noted. 
He also lauded Myanmar for its close coordination at regional and international forums as well as within the framework of ASEAN, the Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam cooperation, the UN, and the Mekong River Commission. The Vietnamese State leader suggested that the two sides continue working closely to promote the sound partnership and expand bilateral friendship for the interest of both peoples as well as the successful building of the ASEAN Community of peace, stability, cooperation and development.

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