VN & Laos continue strengthening bilateral cooperation ties in all fields

Vietnamese Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday chaired a meeting with the Vietnam- Laos Cooperation Committee and some relevant ministries and agencies about carrying out cooperation programs with the neighboring country in the period of 2017- 2018. 

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at  a meeting about implementation of cooperation programs with Laos in 2017- 2018 (Photo:VNA)

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting about implementation of cooperation programs with Laos in 2017- 2018 (Photo:VNA)

Speaking at the meeting, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that 2017 was a year of solidarity between Vietnam and Laos; the two countries solemnly celebrated the 55th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations and the 40 years of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation. 

In addition, both sides well implemented the Politburo’s resolutions of the two countries and the 39th session of the Inter-governmental Committee on bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.

This year, the two countries will continue boosting bilateral cooperation ties in the multifaceted fields, especial focusing on exploitation of the Vung Ang Sea Port.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc also suggested the best preparations for the 40th session of the Inter-governmental Committee on bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.


BY LAM NGUYEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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