(VOV) - On March 15, the National Assembly (NA) Committee for External Affairs met with representatives from relevant agencies to prepare for the conference on cooperation between Vietnamese and Laos NAs scheduled for late April in the northern province of Son La.
At the meeting, the representatives briefed the NA Committee for External Affairs on preparatory work in logistics, protocol, security, and communication on the conference. Media agencies, including the Vietnam Television (VTV), Radio Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) have been steeping up communication on the event through reportages, round-table discussions and exhibitions introducing Vietnamese and Lao land and people and achievements in external relations, cooperation and development of the two nations.
The Chairman of the Committee, Tran Van Hang, said the conference will be a highlight of cooperative relations between Vietnamese and Lao legislative bodies in the Vietnam-Lao Solidarity Friendship Year 2012.
The conference will contribute to improving the efficiency of cooperation between the two countries, promoting the exchange of information between localities in border areas and implementing the agreement on friendship and cooperation. Hang said.
During the conference, there will be a cultural exchange night in praise of the special Vietnam-Laos solidarity and a break-ground ceremony for Vietnam-Laos historical relic site in Son La.