Lao, Vietnamese Parties meet on bilateral ties

Published on August 6, 2013

Lao, Vietnamese Parties meet on bilateral relations and cooperation between both sides

High-ranking delegates of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party or LPRP and the Communist Party of Vietnam calls CPV yesterday held talks in Vientiane to track progress made on bilateral relations and cooperation between both sides.

Head of the External Relations Committee of the LPRP’s Central Committee, Dr Thongloun Sisoulith, led the Lao delegation at the talks with the Vietnamese delegation led by the Head of the External Relations Committee of the CPV’s Central Committee, Hoàng Bình Quân. At the talks, both sides reviewed the progress made in implementing the agreements as agreed upon by the leaders of the two parties and states in relation to cooperation between the two parties, governments and two peoples. They also exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.

The sides briefed each other about the outstanding situations of their respected parties and countries as well as the outstanding performances on socio-economic development and foreign affairs of the two countries.

On the same day, the CPV’s External Relations Committee represented the party and government of Vietnam in presenting Orders, Medals and Memorial Medals to Lao officials and organisations of the LPRP’s External Relations Committee in recognition of their contribution to nurturing the special relations between Laos and Vietnam. High-level officials of both sides attended the award ceremony.
According to MOFA, the working visit to Laos of the Vietnamese delegation was made in accordance with the cooperation agreement between the two External Relations Committees.

Head of the External Relations Committee of the LPRP’s Central Committee, Dr Thongloun Sisoulith is also a politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Head of the External Relations Committee of the CPV’s Central Committee, Hoàng Bình Quân, who is also member of the CPV’s central committee, and his delegation arrived in Vientiane today for a working visit to Laos from August 5-9.

Source: LNTV Lao News in English