President hails cooperation between Vietnam and Laos’ Presidential Offices

Tuesday, 2018-03-27 14:52:53
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President Tran Dai Quang and Chairman of the Presidential Office of Laos Khammeung Phongthady
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NDO/VNA - President Tran Dai Quang hailed productive cooperation between the Presidential Offices of Vietnam and Laos, saying it has contributed positively to enhancing the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

He made the remarks at his reception for Khammeung Phongthady, Chairman of the Presidential Office of Laos, who is on working visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Chairman of the Presidential Office Dao Viet Trung, in Hanoi on March 27.

President Quang spoke highly of the cooperation between the two offices, noting that visit exchanges are significant to maintaining and bolstering the special relations between the two offices.

He spoke highly of the achievements made by Lao people and expressed his belief that they will continue reaping more immense attainments to successfully build their country of peace, independence, democracy, and prosperity.

The President said he was glad to see developments in the Vietnam-Laos relations, citing the successful Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017 and the fruitful organization of the annual meeting of the two Political Bureaus and the 40th meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee in Vientiane in February 2018.

He said he believes that built on the productive outcomes of the 2017 Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year, 2018 will be favourable for the countries to reinforce their traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation towards new heights.

Vietnam always gives the top priority to consolidating and enhancing the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation with Laos, he stated.

He asked the two sides to make greater effort to deepen their political ties, boost the efficiency of the exchange of visits at all levels, continue launching communications campaigns on bilateral ties targeting young generations, and increase and diversify the sharing of experience between sectors and localities.

The two countries need to speed up the implementation of reached agreements, he said, asking the two offices to do more to bolster the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

Khammeung Phongthady expressed his hope that following the visit, the relations between the two offices will be tightened.

He thanked the President for his evaluations of Lao people’s achievements, saying these achievements had important contributions by Vietnam.

He expected that during the visit he would learn experience from Vietnamese officials to improve consulting services for Lao leaders.