Hanoi, Vientiane boost all-around cooperation

VOV.VN - Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat welcomed a delegation from the Lao capital city of Vientiane led by its Secretary-Mayor Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune in Hanoi on October 12.


Vuong noted with joy the increasingly effective cooperation across a variety of areas between Vientiane and Hanoi, as well as other Vietnamese cities and provinces. 
He glowingly spoke of the Vientiane delegation’s working visit to Vietnam and the outcomes of the talks between the Lao delegates and their Hanoi counterparts.

He said he hopes that Vientiane will continue its closer cooperation with Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and other localities in areas of their strength, including education and training, experience-sharing in Party building and high-tech agriculture, local economic management, economics, especially in investment and trade, and infrastructure building. 

Sinlavong, who is also a Politburo member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee, congratulated Vietnam on its recent notable achievements and commended the extensive development of the bilateral special relations in all realms.

He also briefed his host on Vientiane’s situation, the Lao city’s cooperation with Hanoi and other Vietnamese localities, and the outcome of the talks between municipal officials.

The official thanked Vietnamese localities for their effective support for Vientiane over the past few years while affirming that Vientiane will coordinate closely with Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and other Vietnamese localities to further increase cooperation and experience sharing in various fields with a view to carrying out agreements between the two Parties, countries, and capital cities in order to advance the Laos-Vietnam special solidarity to new heights.