President Nguyen Xuan Phuc began his two-day official friendship visit to Laos on August 9. The visit is made at the invitation of General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and President Thongloun Sisoulith.
A new National Assembly (NA) building of Laos, a gift presented by the Vietnamese Party, State and people to their Lao counterparts, was handed over to the Lao side at a ceremony held in Vientiane on August 8.
The freshly-concluded visit to Vietnam by Lao Party General Secretary and State President Thongloun Sisoulith has become a historical milestone contributing to lifting the relations between the two countries to a new high, a Vietnamese Party official has affirmed.
The official friendship visit to Vietnam from June 28-29 by General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP)’s Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith is an expression of the two countries’ consistent foreign policies of attaching great importance to preserving and improving their great friendship relationship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.
Vietnam and Laos set up diplomatic relations on September 5, 1962.The 59 years of the diplomatic relations was a test for the close amity shared between the two nations.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Lao Party General Secretary and State President Thongloun Sisoulith reached consensus on cooperation orientations between the two countries in the time ahead during their meeting in Hanoi on June 28.
Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue on June 28 hosted a reception for visiting General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith.
Top Lao Party and State leader Thongloun Sisoulith is on an official friendship visit to Vietnam. A welcome ceremony for him was held at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on June 28. The event was chaired by State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Vietnamese and Lao Parties, States and people are resolved to preserve and promote special relations between the two countries intensively and extensively in any circumstances, the top leaders affirmed on June 28.
The special Vietnam - Laos friendship has been growing unceasingly across the board in the recent past, including in trade, which has been developing in an increasingly substantive manner.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith witnessed the signing of a series of cooperation agreements between the two nations following their talks in Hanoi on June 28.
The upcoming visit to Vietnam by General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith is expected to contribute to deepening close and trusting relations between leaders of the two Parties and countries in the time ahead.
Vietnam-Laos trade expanded in the first five months of 2021 after a decline triggered by COVID-19, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Laos.
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and his Lao counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith on June 6 highlighted their countries’ mutual support in the COVID-19 combat and identified ways to augment bilateral relations.
Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum held a ceremony at the martyrs’ cemetery in Ngoc Hoi district on June 2 to rebury the remains of nine Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts, who laid down their lives in Laos during wartime.
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception in Hanoi on May 13 for Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang, who was the first foreign ambassador to pay a courtesy visit to Hue as the top leader of the NA.
Vietnam’s assistance for Laos in the COVID-19 combat was handed over at a ceremony held at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane capital city on May 4 morning.
Foreign ministers of Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia have extended congratulations to Bui Thanh Son on his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh made a phone call to the new Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on April 6 to offer his congratulations.
National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue held phone talks with his Lao counterpart Saysomphone Phomvihane on April 2, just several days after Hue took office as the new NA leader.