Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend the seventh Mekong-Japan Summit, slated for July 2-4 in Tokyo, at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

The annual summit brings together leaders from Japan and the five countries the Mekong River traverses – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

The sixth event was held in Myanmar in November 2014.-VNA