A visiting delegation from Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) External
Relations Committee led by Tran Van Hang, Head of the Committee, was
received by Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong and Lao National
Assembly Chairman Pany Zathotou on Mar. 2.
reception, Hang emphasised the high consensus that the two NA External
Relations Committees reached in preparing for the meeting between the
NAs of Vietnam and Laos , the 7 th Asia-Europe Parliamentary
Partnership Meeting (ASEP 7) and the meeting of NA External Relations
Committees of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia this year.
Hang affirmed that his committee will strengthen cooperation with NA
External Relations Committee of Laos in professional areas and staff
training as well as coordination at international forums.
Leaders of Laos spoke highly of the delegation’s visit and
informed the delegation of activities the country has implemented for
Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year 2012.
The Lao leaders
thanked the Vietnam NA for its effective support over the years. They
underlined the need for joint efforts of the two NAs in supervising
agreements, stepping up investing cooperation and raising awareness
among the two peoples, particularly younger generations, of the
traditional friendship and solidarity between the two countries.
The Vietnamese delegation will conclude their Laos visit on Mar. 3.-VNA