|Chairwoman of the HCM City People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam (centre) speaks at the meeting with her counterpart Meksa Vanh Phomphithat from Laos' Champassak province.
Speaking at the meeting, Tam reiterated the long-standing relations and solidarity between people of Vietnam and Laos. The bilateral cooperation has been growing for years, becoming more effective at both national and local levels.
This includes close ties between HCM City and Champassak, she affirmed. The experience sharing in people’s council work will contribute to the development of the two localities, she stated.
HCM City and Champasak have together taken part in many events to celebrate the two nations’ 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties and the 40th year of the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation, said Phomphithat. The two localities have also worked to strengthen relations between their governments and people, he noted.
The Lao official hoped that HCM City will share experience with Champassak in people’s council work and help the province improve the capacity of its government.
The two sides discussed their practices in managing people’s councils, communicating with people and informing them about results of the council conferences, implementing regulations and supervision, and training human resources.