YANGON, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi will pay an official visit to Vietnam this week, said a statement of the State Counselor Office on Monday.
Suu Kyi attended the Asia-Pacific Ecomomic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam in November last year.
Myanmar established diplomatic relations with Vietnam in 1975.
In August last year, a Comprehensive Cooperative Partnership was established between the two countries during a state visit to Myanmar by Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
Meanwhile, bilateral trade between the two countries hit 592 million U.S. dollars, with 103 million U.S. dollars' export values while its import value took 489 million U.S. dollars as of January in current 2017-2018 fiscal year, according to the Commerce Ministry.
Myanmar's trade with Vietnam totaled over 494 million U.S. dollars in last 2016-2017 fiscal year.