Lao Party leader receives Vietnamese Vice President
General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and Lao President Chummaly Saynhasone made this statement at the meeting with Director of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan in Vientiane, Laos, on June 22.
He highlighted the results of talks and cooperation between the two Parties’ commissions and their contributions to strengthening bilateral ties.
He said he hopes that they will enhance exchange of information and experiences and increase mutual assistance to successfully implement each Party’s external policy and will work closely to well organise the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year in 2012.
The Vietnamese Party official congratulated the Lao Party, State and people onthe important achievements they made in the first year of implementing the Resolution of the 11 th LPRP Congress.
He expressed his hope that the Lao people will successfully achieve the 2011-2015 socio-economic development plan’s targets.
Vietnam will exert its utmost to foster the in-depth, effective and practical development of the special solidarity with Laos in the interest of the people and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world, he said.
Earlier the same day, Quan held talks with Head of the LPRP Commission for External Relations Thongloun Sisoulith in Vientiane.
Both sides informed each other of the situations in their respective countries and Parties and exchanged views on international and regional issues of mutual concern.
They discussed specific measures to implement agreements reached between the two Parties and States and the content of the programme for the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year.
During the visit from June 22-26, the Vietnamese delegation will hold working sessions with a number of Lao ministries and sectors on the implementation of high-ranking agreements and the Vietnam-Laos agreement on cooperation in economics, culture, education, science and technology.
They are scheduled to visit Vientiane province and inspect the implementation of a number of Vietnamese funded projects in Laos.