Deputy PM attends Asia future conference

(VOV) -Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has represented Vietnam at the 19th international conference on the future of Asia, which opened in Tokyo on May 22.

Nhan was accompanied by ministers and senior officials from the Governmental Office, the Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Education and Training, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the Ministry of Investment and Planning, and the Hanoi-based National University.

Participants in the four-day conference will discuss measures to boost cooperation and integration process in Asia and prospects for sustainable growth in the region.

Since 1995, it has been recognized as one of the foremost international conferences in Asia.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of relations between Japan and ASEAN countries.