Lao leader hails Vietnam-Laos special cooperation

Thursday, 2019-12-26 13:06:31
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NDO - The Vietnam – Laos relations are special and unique that no words can say enough of, said Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith.

The Lao leader made the statement on December 25 at a reception for a Vietnamese delegation, led by President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga, which is visiting to Lao to attend events marking the 70th anniversary of the traditional day of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts in Laos (October 30).

At the meeting, Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Vorachith welcomed the visit of Vietnamese veterans and experts who used to serve in Laos, saying they play a role in further deepening the bilateral ties.

He spoke highly what the Vietnamese veterans and experts have contributed to Laos’ struggle for national independence and construction. He also expects that the two countries’ younger generations will continue their predecessors’ tradition and further promote the two nations’ special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.

VUFO President Nguyen Phuong Nga, for her part, thanked the Lao Party, State and Ministry of National Defence for hosting the events marking the 70th traditional day of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts in Laos, where the two sides recall their glorious history.

She also expressed a deep gratitude to the Lao side for always standing side by side with Vietnam, enabling Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts to accomplish their missions and supporting Vietnamese people in their past struggle for national independence and in the current cause of national development and safeguarding.

The Vietnamese people will continue joining hands with the Lao people to strengthen and nurture their special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation, she said.

Under the framework of the visit, the Vietnamese delegation visited Kaysone Phomvihane Museum and Monument of President Suphanouvong in Vientiane.

The delegation is scheduled to attend a meeting to mark the 70th traditional day of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts on the morning of December 26.