State President meets Vietnamese NA Chairman
(KPL) H.E Mr. Choummaly Sayasone, President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic received at the Presidential Office in Vientiane on 16 September a courtesy visit from the Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
President Choummaly praised and highly valued the active participation of the Vietnamese NA delegation in the 35th� General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-35) hosted in Vientiane as a significant contribution to further strengthening the special friendship relation and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam, especially between the legislative bodies of the two countries.
He also congratulated Vietnam on its recent socio-economic development and renewal achievements and expressed belief that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the Vietnamese people will successfully implement objectives set by the 11th National Party Congress.
He thanked the Vietnamese Party, State and people for their great and valuable support and assistance for Laos over the past time.
For his part, Mr. Nguyen Sinh Hung confirmed that Vietnam is willing to share legislative experience with Laos and hoped that the two sides will increase popularisation and education for people, particularly young generations, about the traditional ties between Vietnam and Laos.