Laos, Vietnam commit to special ties relationship
Top leaders of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) have confirmed the country will make every effort, together with Laos, in maintaining the friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation that exists between the two Parties, governments, and nations.
CPV Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung made the confirmation during the visit of a delegation of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee's Foreign Relations Committee in Vietnam last week.
The Foreign Relations Committee Head, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Thongloun Sisoulith, led the Lao delegation.
“The top leaders in the Party and government of Vietnam expressed their appreciation of and pride in the traditional ties of friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam, founded by Great President Ho Chi Minh, President Souphanouvong and President Kaysone Phomvihane, which have now been deepened,” it said in a press release by the Lao ministry.
The Vietnamese leaders highly valued the visit of the Lao delegati on, and said that they were confident the foreign relations committees of the two Parties will, together with relevent ministries, sectors and organisations, and the local administrations of the two countries, strengthen their exchange of experiences, mutual assistance, and implement the resolutions of the Parties, and realise the joint decisions of the leaders of the Parties and governments.
Mr Thongloun briefed the leaders about the country's preparations for the upcoming 10th Congress of the LPRP.
He praised the achievements of the Party, government and people of Vietnam in implementing the renovation policy, thanking the Party, government and people for the continued assistance provided to Laos.
He confirmed that the LPRP, Lao government and people will also make every effort to maintain the traditional friendship and cooperation ties.
By Times Reporters
(Latest Update March 10, 2015)