08:13 | 16/05/2015 Trade
Transport Minister Dinh La Thang called for further preliminary studies of plans to open five cross-border bus routes between Vietnam and Thailand during a talk with his Thai counterpart, Prajin Juntons, in Hanoi on May 14.
Transport Minister Dinh La Thang and his Thai counterpart, Prajin Juntons at the talk (Source: baogiaothong.vn)He said that the two countries developed a plan for the bus routes two month ago and invited Laos to join in efforts to make the bus routes connect the three countries.
Thang said that he appreciated the transport cooperation between Vietnam and Thailand as the two prepare for the ASEAN Community at the end of the year. For better connectivity with regional neighbours, he added, Vietnam considers transport infrastructure a major pillar for development.