Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 3 sent congratulatory messages to Myanmar President Htin Kyaw on Myanmar’s 70th Independence Day (January 4).

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also extended his congratulation to State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on the occasion.

Myanmar declared independence from the United Kingdom on January 4, 1948.-VNA