The Party, State, and Defence Ministry of Laos held a grand ceremony in Vientiane on December 26 to mark the 70th anniversary of the traditional day of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts in Laos (October 30, 1949).
The Vietnamese people will continue joining hands with the Lao people to strengthen and nurture their special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation, said President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese National Assembly’s Council for Ethnic Affairs and the Committee for Ethnic Affairs under the Lao National Assembly have consented to boost cooperation and the exchange of professional experience during their talks in Ho Chi Minh City on December 25.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith co-chaired the sixth ministerial consultation in the northern province of Quang Ninh on December 25.
VOV.VN - National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has stated her appreciation for the Lao Foreign Minister's official visit to Vietnam with a range of activities such as the sixth Vietnam-Laos Foreign Ministerial Political Consultation and economic seminars.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning and Investment of Laos Sonsay Siphandone in Hanoi on December 23 to review cooperation between the two ministries over the past years and seek ways to boost ties next year.
In the 2018-2019 school year, a homestay programme in the northern province of Thai Nguyen attracted the participation of 540 Lao students who had a deeper look into the life of Vietnamese people.
VOV.VN - Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich hosted welcome ceremonies in Hanoi on December 20 for his Lao and Cambodian counterparts Chanmone Chanyalath and Tea Banh who came to attend the 30th All-People Defence Festival and 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army.
Vietnam’s investment flows into Laos face multiple challenges but promising outlook is still ahead, said an article of the Laos-Viet magazine on December 19.
Officials of Quang Tri province and two Lao provinces of Savannakhet and Salavan have reached agreement on measures to curb spontaneous migration and undocumented marriages among residents living along the Vietnam-Laos border.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh paid courtesy calls to General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and President Bounnhang Vorachith and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on December 11, as part of his working visit to Laos.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh held talks with his Lao counterpart Bounthong Chitmany and met with National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou on December 10 as part of his official visit to Laos.
A requiem was held in Vientiane on December 9 for Vietnamese martyrs who laid down their lives in Laos, with the participation of high-ranking officials of the host country, and representatives of various Vietnamese authorities and community in Laos.
An international symposium was held in Vientiane on December 9 to discuss the history and development orientations of Vietnamese Buddhism in Laos.
The youth unions of the central province of Thanh Hoa and Houaphanh province of Laos have agreed to step up collaboration from 2019-2022 under a recently-signed agreement.
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith hosted a reception in Vientiane on December 6 for a delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism led by Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien who have been on a two-day working visit to Laos.
A Vietnam Culture Week 2019 was kicked off at the Lao National Cultural Hall in Vientiane, Laos on December 5, with an art show featuring folk dances and music performed by artists of the Vietnam National Music, Song and Dance Theatre.
The Vietnamese sports delegation won five gold and many silver and bronze medals of December 4, the fourth day of the ongoing SEA Games in the Philippines.
VOV.VN - Member of the Party Central Committee and Chairman of the Presidential Office Dao Viet Trung met Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Vorachith in Vientiane on December 4 as part of his working visit to Laos.
The national archive agencies of Vietnam and Laos signed a Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral cooperation in 2020 at a ceremony in Hanoi on December 3.