75th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day marked in Laos

Saturday, 2020-08-29 12:30:10
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At the ceremony in Laos
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NDO – The Vietnamese Embassy in Laos held a ceremony in Vientiane on August 28 to mark the 75th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2).

The event was attended by Politburo members the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP): Secretary of LPRP and Deputy Prime Minister Bounthong Chitmany; Head of the LPRP’s Organisation Commission Chansi Phosikham; and President of the Standing Committee of the Lao Front for National Construction Saysomphone Phomvihane, alongside many other senior Lao officials.

The ceremony banquet also saw the attendance of foreign ambassadors in Vientiane, Vietnamese students in Laos and members of the Vietnamese community in Laos.

Speaking at the function, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung thanked the countries and international friends for always supporting Vietnam and the Vietnam-Laos relationship.

He affirmed that the special relationship between Vietnamand Laos actively contributes to maintaining peace, security, stability and cooperation for the development of Southeast Asia, the Asia-Pacific and the world at large.

For his part, Deputy PM Bounthong Chitmany expressed his thanks to Vietnam for providing Laos with robust support in the past, as well as at present, adding that the friendship between Laos and Vietnam has been continuously strengthened over the years.

A similar event was also held by the Vietnamese Embassy in France on August 28.