Localities of Vietnam, Laos enjoy deep ties

Monday, 2012-06-11 23:58:00
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The central province of Quang Nam and Lao’s province of Sekong held an annual high-level meeting on June 11 in Tam Ky city, to review the implementation of the agreements reached in the previous session and build up a co-operative programme for the future.

The meeting brought together leaders of the two provinces, including Nguyen Duc Hai, Quang Nam Provincial Party Committee Secretary and Khampheui Boutdavieng, Party Committee Secretary and Mayor of Sekong province.

At the meeting, representatives from Quang Nam said the province has helped Sekong build several infrastructure works and train human resources. In the future, it will continue supporting Sekong province in infrastructure construction and socio-economic development as well as receiving more Sekong’s students to train in Quang Nam ’s colleges, contributing to strengthening the traditional relations between the two provinces.

Mayor Khampheui Boutdavieng expressed his delight at the effective co-operation between the two provinces over years, which has gained practical achievements.

He said he hopes that in the future, Quang Nam will continue to help Sekong in infrastructure building, socio-economic development, hunger elemination, poverty reduction and human resources training.

The two sides should deepen multifaceted co-operation, particularly in culture and sports, the mayor said. He added that both provinces should work together to complete the road linking Sekong’s downtown and Quang Nam, as well as the joint border check-point and infrastructure of the border gate between the two localities.

On this occasion, the Sekong delegation visited several economic establishments in Quang Nam . A memorandum of understanding on co-operation in the future was also signed.