Politics - Society Thứ ba, 09/10/2018 15:00

10th Mekong-Japan Summit opens

The 10th Mekong-Japan Summit opened on October 9 in Tokyo, Japan, attracting the participation of leaders from five nations in Mekong and Japan.

Japanese PMShinzoAbeis chairing the event. Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Cambodian PM HunSen, Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith,Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ochaand Myanmar State Counselor Aung San SuuKyi also joined the summit.

The 10th Mekong-Japan Summitmarks the 10thanniversary of Mekong-Japan cooperative mechanism and three-year implementation of the Tokyo Strategy 2015.

At the event, leaders will discuss the Mekong-Japan cooperation in line with the international and regional situations, consider the suggestion of the 11th Mekong-Japan Foreign Ministers' Meeting on the establishment of three key pillars in Mekong-Japan Cooperation and discuss and consider approving the Tokyo Strategy 2018 on Mekong-Japan cooperation.

On the same day, leaders of Mekong nations and Japan will hold a working session with the Japan-MekongFriendship Parliamentary Allianceand theJapan Federation of Economic Organizations(Keidanren).

As schedule, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc will join with other leaders to attend the Mekong-Japan Investment Forum chaired by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).

(Source: VGP)

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