In its article, the Pasaxon (People's) Newspaper - the organ of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP), spotlighted the special solidarity between the two countries, saying that the Lao leader’s visit helps affirm the strong solidarity, special political appreciation and trust of the Lao Party, State, and people for their Vietnamese counterparts.

Lao newspapers publish articles on the upcoming official visit to Vietnam on January 8-10 by Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh.

It wrote that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the cooperation between Vietnam and Laos remains strong. This demonstrates that the two countries always see each other as comrades, reliable, and close friends and important partners across fields.

Notably, the Vietnamese National Assembly has actively supported Laos in monitoring and inspecting the National Assembly (N.A.) building project of Laos - a gift worth 111 million USD of the Vietnamese Party, State, and people for the Lao side.

This work is of important political and diplomatic significance as it is one of the symbols of special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the Vietnamese and Lao Parties, States and people, it added.

Viphavanh’s visit not only reaffirms the close and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam, but also proves that the bilateral relations is being ceaselessly strengthened, contributing to cultivating and further promoting the great friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam, the newspaper said.

Meanwhile, PathetLao (the nation of Laos) newspaper of the Lao News Agency (KPL) described the Laos-Vietnam relationship as a special and close one, citing that whenever Laos faces difficulties, the Party, Government and people of Vietnam always give valuable, timely and effective support to the country, especially in the COVID-19 combat.

Vietnam was the first country to support Laos in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the specialty of the Laos and Vietnam relations, the newspaper said.

It stressed that the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the parties, states, and people of the two countries is a rare model in international relations, and is one of the decisive factors behind the victory of each country's revolution.

Source: VNA