Party chief meets with Lao leaders
09:04 | 25/02/2019

VGP – Party General Secretary, State President Nguyen Phu Trong separately met with PM Thongloun Sisoulith and Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) of Laos Pany Yathotou on February 24. 

Party General Secretary, State President Nguyen Phu Trong (L) and Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith – Photo: VNA

At these meetings, Mr. Trong highly spoke of the important role of the Vietnamese and Lao Governments and NAs in the bilateral relationship.

He expressed his hope that the two Governments would continue to instruct agencies to effectively implement high-level agreements reached by the two countries.

He also called on the legislative agencies to better their role in institutionalizing policies and resolutions of the CPV and the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), and supervising the implementation of agreements. 

In reply, both PM Thongloun Sisoulith and NA Chairwoman Pany Yathotou once again congratulated Nguyen Phu Trong on his election as the State President of Viet Nam. They stressed that Laoswould spare no efforts to preserve and beef up the great friendship and special solidarity between the two countries.  

General Secretary, State President Trong informed outcomes of the recent talks with his Lao counterpart. 

PM Thongloun Sisoulith said that Laos encourages and creates optimal conditions for major Vietnamese firms to invest in the country, especially in energy and transport, to bring about practical benefits to both sides. 

The PM vowed to direct agencies to cooperate with Viet Nam in national defense and security, regularly exchange information and provide timely support to each other in regional and international issues./.

By Khanh Phuong 

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