The Vietnamese government supports the cooperation between Vietnam and Laos’s ministries of science and technology, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.
Deputy PM Hai emphasized this at a meeting with Lao Minister of Science and Technology Boviengkham Vongdara in Hanoi on October 14.
Mr Hai said in addition to the cooperation between the two ministries, it is necessary to boost ties between departments of science and technology of border provinces in order to bring advanced technologies to life, thus improving people’s living conditions.
Mr Vongdara reported on the outcome of the second session of the Vietnam-Laos Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation.
During the second session, he said, both sides reached a consensus to train the human resources, exchange information, build infrastructure for scientific and technological activities; as well as exchange experts on intellectual property and transfer technologies for each country’s socio-economic development and poverty reduction.