An international conference on building a border of peace and friendship between Vietnam and Laos was held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on June 26.
Vietnam eager to boost cooperation with Laos
Strengthening Vietnam-Laos comprehensive cooperation
The conference was co-chaired by President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s (VFF) Central Committee Huynh Dam and President of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Phandouangchit Vongsa.
The event is part of activities to celebrate the 2012 Vietnam-Laos Year of Friendship and Solidarity, the 50 th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic ties and the 35 th anniversary of the signing of the Friendship and Cooperation Treaty between the two countries.
It aimed to review the cooperation results after two years of implementing the emulation agreement between VFF and LFNC.
Participants heard reports on the activities of the two fronts, which underlined the active communication campaigns to popularize policies and laws of the two governments and parties, as well as border treaties and regulations related to the protection of national sovereignty and building a border of peace and friendship.
They highlighted the coordination between the two fronts and border provinces, in strengthening solidarity and mutual support, and promoting socio-economic and cultural development in border areas.
On the occasion, the LFNC presented the Lao State’s Friendship Order to the Fatherland Fronts of ten Vietnamese provinces that share borders with Laos.