Lao New Year festival celebrated in Hanoi

Friday, 2018-04-13 12:21:05
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NDO – The Lao Embassy in Vietnam celebrated the traditional Lao Bunpimay New Year festival in Hanoi on April 12.

The event was attended by Politburo members: Tran Quoc Vuong, Head of the Central Inspection Committee and the permanent member of the Secretariat; Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs; Tong Thi Phong, Vice Chair of the National Assembly; Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President and delegates from Vietnamese ministries and departments.

On behalf of the Party, State and Vietnamese people, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh extended her best wishes to the Party, State and people of Lao. She congratulated the Lao people on their significant accomplishment in all fields.

She also stressed that this year's traditional Bunpimay New Year festival took place in an atmosphere of excitement as the Lao Party, State and people deployed the Resolution of the 10th National Congress of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and the five-year socio-economic development plan in the 2016-2020 period.

The Vice President affirmed that the traditional friendship and unique solidarity are valuable assets.
She stressed that Vietnam vows to work with Laos to preserve and promote the special relationship, enhance their comprehensive bilateral co-operation and make contributions to building the ASEAN Community, for peace, stability, co-operation and development in the region and the world.

Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane thanked the Vietnamese Party, State and people for their valuable assistance in the past and at present.