VOV.VN - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong welcomed Laos National Assembly Chairman Xaysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on December 7, saying his visit to Vietnam would help promote the special friendship and relationship between the two countries.
He congratulated Laos on its achievements in national development as well as its successful organization of the 11th national congress of the Laos People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and the election of the IX National Assembly this year.
Vietnam strongly and comprehensively supports Laos’ renovation and believes under the leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, the Lao people will continue to record new and greater achievements in national development, successfully realizing the Resolution adopted at the 11th Party Congress, said Trong.
He highly appreciated the results of cooperation between the two countries’ National Assemblies over the past time and said the two bodies should strengthen experience sharing in lawmaking, supervision and decision-making on key national issues.
The Vietnamese Party leader suggested that the two National Assemblies support their Governments, ministries, and localities in effectively implementing signed cooperation programs, while backing each other at multilateral and inter-parliamentary forums.
He also suggested that the two sides coordinate well in organizing activities in various appropriate forms to celebrate the Vietnam - Laos Year of Solidarity and Friendship in 2022.
For his part, the Lao NA Chairman Xaysomphone Phomvihane respectfully conveyed the greetings of CPRP General Secretary and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith to General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
He briefed his host on the results of his talks with Vietnam NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, and affirmed that the Lao NA will closely coordinate with its Vietnamese counterpart to effectively implement agreements reached between the two countries’ top Party and State leaders, as well as the cooperation agreement between the two legislative bodies.