PM to attend ACMECS 8, CLMV 9 in Thailand

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will head a Vietnamese delegation to the 8th Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy Summit (ACMECS 8) and the 9th Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam Summit (CLMV 9) in Bangkok, Thailand from June 15-16.

The Vietnamese government leader's attendance is made at the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Vietnam officially joined the summit in 2004 during the first ACMECS ministers’ meeting, which was held in Thailand last year.

The CLMV is an open cooperation mechanism aiming to promote potential and advantages of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, and call for support from other ASEAN countries and their partners for the four nations.