Vietnam congratulates Myanmar’s new foreign minister

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh sent a congratulatory message to his new Myanmar counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi over her assignment on April 4.  

Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi

Minh said he believes Aung San Suu Kyi, as Myanmar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will contribute to leading the country to prosperity.

He noted she will help Myanmar gain momentum in the diplomatic arena, thus elevating its position internationally.

The leader of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party has also been assigned as Minister of the President's Office.