Last updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Party Chief Receives Lao PMPosted: Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hosted a reception on February 7 for Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith who was present in Vietnam for the 39th Meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee.
Mr Thongloun Sisoulith expressed his pleasure to lead the Lao delegation to Vietnam at the beginning of the Lunar New Year for the first time and attend the meeting. He conveyed New Year wishes of Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounhang Volachith to the Vietnamese Party chief, while congratulating Vietnam on the achievements it has gained so far.
The Lao PM briefed the Party chief about the recent developments in Lao, the implementation of agreements reached by the two countries’ senior Party and State leaders and the contents to be discussed during the 39th Meeting.
Party General Secretary Trong praised the effective cooperation between the two Governments in the recent time.
He proposed the two sides figure out coordination measures to effectively realize the Vietnam-Laos Joint Statements, bilateral agreements and cooperation programs and plans at the 39th Meeting.
The two sides should review and complete collaboration policies and mechanisms, seek concrete measures to ensure the quality and progress of Vietnamese projects in Laos, and boost sustainable growth of economic ties.
The Party chief also suggested that Vietnam and Laos strengthen connectivity in economy, transport infrastructure and energy as well as create positive and practical changes in education and training cooperation quality.