The same day, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cabled congratulations to State Counselor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (left) shakes hands with President of Myanmar Win Myint during his official visit to the country in December 2019. (Photo:

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh sent congratulatory messages to Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Union Minister for International Cooperation Kyaw Tin on the occasion.

Their messages spoke highly of important achievements in bilateral ties over the past 45 years, both within bilateral and ASEAN frameworks, other sub-regional, regional and international cooperation mechanisms.

The two countries’ leaders expressed their belief that with common efforts of the two Governments and peoples, the Vietnam – Myanmar friendship and comprehensive cooperative partnership will grow further in the near future, bringing practical benefits to the two peoples while making active contributions to ASEAN Community, for the sake of peace, stability, cooperation and prosperity in the region and the world.

Source: VNA