PM holds meetings on the sideline of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Cambodian Prime Minister Hunsen on the sidelines of the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit  At the meeting with PM Hun Sen, the two sides agreed to direct ministries and sectors to effectively implement agreements reached during the ninth Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Summit in Siem Reap, Cambodia in 2016, work together to prepare for the 10th CLV Summit in Hanoi in March. They agreed to share experience in border demarcation and border marker planting, thus concluding the work soon creating favourable conditions for the management of the shared border. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Indonesian President Joko Widodo on the sidelines of the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit  During his meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, PM Phuc showed his satisfaction at the growing ties between the two countries, especially after the Indonesia visit by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong last year. The two leaders will direct authorities of both sides to actively realise agreements reached during the visit, while continuously seeking to increase two-way trade to meet the goal of 10 billion USD. The two PMs also pledged to work closely at upcoming ASEAN meetings to contribute to strengthening intra-bloc solidarity and the group’s central role in the region. Earlier, PM Phuc had a meeting with the new ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi. He thanked the ASEAN Secretariat for supporting Vietnam in coordinating the ASEAN-India ties. Also on Friday, PM Phuc joined leaders of the ASEAN countries in viewing a… [Read full story]


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