The Lao government creates favourable conditions for Vietnamese businesses to invest in various areas in the country, and hopes 2012 will be another successful year for them, says Deputy Prime Minister Somsavat Lengsavad.
President Truong Tan Sang paid working visits to three provinces in the Central Highlands (Tay Nguyen) on March 16-17 to inspect their implementation of socio-economic development tasks.
The southern province of Vinh Long needs to upgrade its infrastructure and adopt measures to attract more investors to the province’s industrial zones, State President Nguyen Minh Triet has said.
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong made a fact-finding tour of the north-central province of Thanh Hoa on January 8-10 to explore its development models and prepare draft reports for submission to the upcoming National Party Congress.
The Central Highland province of Dak Nong should develop infrastructure, cash crops and the processing industry to increase the value of its products and generate jobs for local people, says Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh.
The sustainable development of the Central Highlands is of great national strategic significance, Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh said in Dak Lak province on December 9, citing the region’s important role in the history of national construction and defence.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung and his Lao counterpart Somvasat Lengsavad have agreed to continue drawing up a Vietnam-Laos strategy for cooperation in economics, culture, education, industry, agriculture and forestry.
A meeting was held at the former Tan Trao revolutionary base in the northern province of Tuyen Quang to mark the 40th anniversary of implementing the late President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament.
State President Nguyen Minh Triet has asked the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh to draw up long-term economic development strategies with priority given to hi-tech industries.
Lawmakers from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are gathering in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum to examine the National Assembly’s role in developing the triangle.
Vietnam has made remarkable progress in integrating the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into the country’s socio-economic development goals, thus helping improve the welfare of different ethnic groups.
Deputies to the current National Assembly session suggested on May 27 that the government give more priority to upgrading medical centres and education establishments in disadvantaged areas to narrow the development gap between the highland and lowland regions.
Vietnam and Laos have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in all fields, including politics, economics, culture, national defence, security and diplomacy to bring bilateral ties to new heights.
As many as 243 outstanding delegates from five Central Highland provinces of Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Lam Dong attended a village chiefs conference in Pleiku City on March 30.
Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) on March 24 presented awards to the winners of its 2008 radio drama writing contest, targeting agricultural and aquatic farming extension.