10th Mekong-Japan Summit opens
11:09 | 09/10/2018

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

Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is chairing the event. Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Cambodian PM Hun Sen, Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith, Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha and Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi also joined the summit. 

The 10th Mekong-Japan Summit marks the 10th anniversary of Mekong-Japan cooperative mechanism and three-year implementation of the Tokyo Strategy 2015. 

Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

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-Mekong Friendship Parliamentary Alliance and the Japan 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). 

By Thuy Dung 

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