The event which is part of the activities marking the the Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017 aims to present the land and Vietnamese people, achievements and cooperation between the two countries and the two cities.
Standing Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Tat Thanh Cang affirmed the special relationships of solidarity between Vietnam and Laos which founded by the late Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Cayson Phomvihan; and bilateral cooperation projects, contributed to prosperity of the two sides.
Vientiane Mayor Dr Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune hoped the two countries will continue to maintain cooperation relationships.
The Ho Chi Minh City’s delegation also laid a wreath at Laos' anonymous martyr's monument in Vientiane and presented 50 cows to Vientiane as part of the project supporting techniques in raising beef cattle in the 2015-2020 period between the two cities.
The Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year was organized in 2002, 2007 and 2012. Ho Chi Minh City has supported Vientiane in many various projects, including upgrading Vientiane-Ho Chi Minh City friendship high school worth US$ 5 million; building financial information center, human resource training, added Vientiane Mayor Dr Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune.
Standing Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Tat Thanh Cang speaks at the opening ceremony of the “HCM City days in Vientiane 2017” .
Standing Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Tat Thanh Cang presents a painting to Vientiane’s leader.
The Ho Chi Minh City’s delegation also laid a wreath at Laos' anonymous martyr's monument in Vientiane .
The delegation visits Laos' anonymous martyr's monument in Vientiane .
HCM City presents 50 cows to the Vientiane City
Mr. Tat Thanh Cang visits a veterinary center in Mount Phu Si in the old town of Luang Prabang.