Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Thura U Shwe Mann will pay an official visit to Vietnam from September 5-9, the National Assembly’s External Relations announced on September 3.

The visit will be made at an invitation of Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.

Vietnam and Myanmar have taken measures to promote cooperation in a wide range of fields from agro-forestry, aquaculture, transport and energy to health care and culture, as well as coordinated at international and regional forums such as ASEAN, the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) and Cambodia-Laos-Myamnar-Vietnam (CLMV) cooperation mechanism.

Vietnam is targeting over one billion USD in investment in Myanmar by 2015 and 2-2.5 billion USD by 2020 as the country is emerging as a hotspot for foreign investment.-VNA