Senior Vietnamese, Lao and Thai officials convened at a meeting in the central province of Quang Tri on May 17 ahead of the forthcoming Deputy Foreign Ministerial Conference on East-West Economic Corridor.

Participants discussed issues related to the East-West Economic Corridor, and reached consensus on a joint declaration.

They also talked about issues such as the development of transport infrastructure and a legal framework, in an attempt to develop the economic corridor, turning it into an economic reality.

The Deputy Ministerial Meeting on East-West Economic Corridor is scheduled to begin on May. 18.-VNA