HÀ NỘI - Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính affirmed that the Vietnamese Government will continue to cooperate with China and Mekong countries to promote strong, effective and sustainable Mekong-Lancang cooperation. He made the statement while addressing the fourth Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting via video conference on Monday. He emphasised that Mekong-Lancang cooperation has become an important mechanism connecting Mekong countries - Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Việt Nam, Thailand - and China, a model of cooperation for mutual development. The conference agreed to promote cooperation in building the Mekong - Lancang Economic Development Belt and study the possibility of establishing a coordination mechanism to promote the Mekong - Lancang Innovation Corridor. At the end of the teleconference, the leaders approved the Nay Pyi Taw Declaration, the Mekong - Lancang Cooperation Action Plan for the 2023-27 period, and the Mekong - Lancang Innovation Corridor Initiative.