The special relationship between Vietnam and Laos, fostered by Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Kaysone Phomvihane, is a valuable part of the mutual heritage of the two nations.
Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sunthon Saynhachac made this statement at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the Traditional Day of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and military experts in Laos (Oct. 30), held in northern Nam Dinh province on October 16.
She went on to say that this relationship enabled each nation to grow and develop and was a decisive factor in the success of their revolutionary cause.
She expressed her deep gratitude to the Vietnamese Party, State and people for their valuable support and assistance to Laos during wartime, but especially to the Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who devoted their youth, strength and even their lives to Laos ’s revolutionary cause.
On the occasion, delegates to the ceremony presented gifts to heroic Vietnamese mothers and relatives of fallen soldiers./.