YANGON, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) — Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw is scheduled to pay a state visit to Vietnam and attend international conferences in days, official media reported Saturday.
It will be U Htin Kyaw's first official visit to Vietnam after he became the president in April this year.
At the invitation of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, U Htin Kyaw will be accompanied by his wife Daw Su Su Lwin.
U Htin Kyaw will also attend the 8th Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam (CLMV) Summit, the 7th Ayeyawaddy-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS), and the World Economic Forum on the Mekong Region to be held in Hanoi between Oct. 24 and 26.
Vietnam stood as the 10th largest investor in Myanmar's investment line-up with 683.262 million U.S. dollars as of September since late 1988.
Bilateral trade between the two countries reached 346.858 million U.S. dollars in the previous fiscal year 2015-2016.