On September 13, 2018, President Tran Dai Quang received Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Presidential Palace during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi from September 11 – 13.
President Tran Dai Quang chaired the sixth meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Judicial Reforms in Hanoi on September 15. He was also Head of the Committee.
President Tran Dai Quang also hosted Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court of China Zhou Qiang at the Presidential Palace on September 19.
During the meeting, President Tran Dai Quang spoke highly of the fast growing friendship and fruitful cooperation in all fields between Vietnam and China.
The same day, he met with heads of delegations to the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI 14).
On September 20, President Tran Dai Quang wrote a letter to Vietnamese children on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival. In the letter, he showed his love and care for children nationwide, particularly those in remote and mountainous areas.
President Quang was admitted to the Military Central Hospital 108 on the afternoon of the same day. He passed away at 10:05am on September 21.