Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue on June 28 hosted a reception for visiting General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith.

Both host and guest shared the view that Thongloun Sisoulith’s current visit to Vietnam vividly demonstrates the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnamese NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (right) and visiting General Secretary of the LPRP and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith.

It also manifests their close-knit, faithful and trusting ties, the leaders said, adding that the visit is significant as it takes place after the two countries successfully organized major political events such as the National Party Congresses and the elections of deputies to the legislatures and all-level People’s Councils.

Hue said the Vietnamese leaders and people always keep a close watch on the situation in Laos, and Vietnam highly valued the neighboring country’s measures to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The top legislator expressed his belief that with international support and its efforts, Laos will soon contain the pandemic, and continue to implement the resolution adopted at the 11th National Congress of the LPRP.

Hue briefed Thongloun Sisoulith on the recent online talks with his Lao counterpart, during which the two sides compared notes on measures to boost cooperation between the two countries and the legislative bodies, making it match the Vietnam - Laos great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.

Thongloun Sisoulith agreed on the need for the two legislatures to increase high-level visits and meetings, and intensify collaboration and exchange of experience, especially in institution building, law making, and supreme supervision over the operation of State agencies.

He said the new NA building of Laos, a valuable gift presented by Vietnam, has been put into used to serve the first session of the 9th legislature, stressing that the Lao people are proud of the gift.

The Lao leader conveyed NA Chairman Saysomphone Phomvihane's invitation to NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue to visit Laos. Hue accepted the invitation with pleasure, saying the visit will be made when conditions permit and extended his greetings to NA Chairman Saysomphone Phomvihane and other Party and State leaders of Laos.

Source: VNA