Vietnam, Laos youth unions look to enhance cooperation

Alternate member of the Party Central Committee and First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee Le Quoc Phong on May 15 held talks with alternate member of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union Central Committee Alounxai Sounnalath in Hanoi.

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At the talks
During the talks, the Vietnamese official highlighted the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries, while expressing his joy at the comprehensive and sustainable development of the bilateral relations. 

Phong briefed his guest on activities of the HCYU in recent times, saying that the union is building a number of important projects on educating revolutionary ideology for youths. 

For his part, Alounxai Sounnalath praised the HCYU for its success in implementing its tasks in recent times, affirming that youths and students play an important role for the development of each country. 

He thanked the HCYU for its support to the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union (LPRYU) in organising movements and activities, thus promoting friendship and cooperation between the two countries’ youth unions. 

He hoped the two sides to continue supporting each other at international youth forums

The two sides agreed to continue close coordination in implementing the cooperation agreement between the HCYU and the LPRYU in the 2017-2022; ensure the information and experience sharing mechanism between the two sides; and organise training courses for staff from the LPRYU in Vietnam. 

They also agreed to join hands in volunteer activities for community in border localities of the two countries; and sustainably develop the model of the Lao-Vietnam border youth village in Bolikhamsay province of Laos. 

Vietnam’s youth union will also support Laos in establishing a youth association and building the youth law.

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