Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong discussed Vietnam-Laos relations over the phone with his counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith on August 13, calling for continued coordination in the COVID-19 fight.
VOV.VN - Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on July 6 visited Dien Nam-Dien Ngoc Industrial Park and the ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam province to learn about Vietnam’s economic and tourism recovery efforts following its initial success in combating COVID-19.
VOV.VN - The Hanoi capital will do its best to strengthen the special friendship between Vietnam and Laos, as well as the relationship between Hanoi and Vientiane, says Vuong Dinh Hue, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee.
VOV.VN - A high-raking Vietnamese Party and State delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 13 paid a floral tribute to General Sisavat Keobounphanh, former Lao Prime Minister, who recently passed away in Vientiane.
A conference was held in Dong Hoi city, in the central province of Quang Binh, on November 13 to look into the implementation of certain documents on the Vietnam-Laos borderline, border markers, and border gates.
The sound cooperation between the court systems of Vietnam and Laos have made significant contributions to the special relations between the two countries, Lao leaders have said.
The successful cooperation between Vietnamese and Lao justice bodies has made practical contributions to the protection of their shared borderline, said Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith.
A large number of literature and art works featuring the solidarity between Vietnam and Laos were honoured at a ceremony in Vientiane on March 20.
The media in Laos on February 6 ran a series of articles highlighting the success of the 40th meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee, underlining that the results will make significant contributions to the promotion of the bilateral special friendship and comprehensive partnership.
The 40th meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee, scheduled to take place in Laos on February 4 and 5, will review the implementation of the two counties’ cooperation plan in 2017 and set tasks for this year.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale occurred at about 3pm on December 25 in the Vietnam-Laos border area, according to Nguyen Thai Son, head of the Dien Bien Phu Seismic Observation Station.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dang Dinh Quy highlighted the significant role of younger generations in promoting traditional relations with Laos.
The Lao Embassy in Vietnam hosted a banquet on November 29 in celebration of the 42nd National Day of Laos (December 2, 1975) and the 55th founding anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (September 5, 1962).
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam, and the Ministry of Education and Sports of Laos jointly held a ceremony in Laos on November 14 to start three school construction works using Vietnam’s non-refundable aid.
The Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Combat Alliance Monument was inaugurated in the Lao province of Xaysomboun, Laos, at a ceremony on November 9.
Lao Deputy Prime Minister Sonesay Siphandone welcomed Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications (MIC) Truong Minh Tuan in Vientiane on November 1.
Some 12,535 entries enlightening Vietnam-Laos special relations have been sent to a contest on studying the history of the bilateral ties held by the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
VOV.VN - Six groups and 28 individuals from the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum were awarded on October 25 for their outstanding works in the writing contest on Vietnam-Laos ties.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Laos have just completed a master plan on restoring the national border marker system and increasing the number of markers.
The central province of Quang Nam hosted a Vietnam-Laos friendship exchange on September 28 to mark the 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties and 40 years since the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Cooperation Agreement.