At the event, VUFO President Nguyen Phuong Nga acknowledged and highly appreciated efforts of Ambassador Phomvihane during his term in the country.

Nga emphasized that under the leadership of the Lao diplomat, the Lao Embassy in Vietnam has closely worked with the VUFO and its Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association to expand bilateral people-to-people exchanges.

VUFO President Nguyen Phuong Nga hands over the award to Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Thongsavanh Phomvihane

Handing over the insignia to Ambassador Phomvihane, she said that the award aims to honor the Lao Ambassador’s considerable contributions to promoting friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.

For his part, Ambassador Phomvihane expressed his pleasure at receiving the VUFO’s noble award, and pledged to further contribute to the friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

Translated by Song Anh