Dung also congratulated the Lao people on the national construction and development achievements they have made over the past four decades under the leadership of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

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Ho Chi Minh City always tries it best to boost its relations with Lao localities, particularly those it has twinning ties with, thus contributing to fostering the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two nations, she noted.

Lao Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City Somxay Sanam – Oune expressed his thanks to the municipal authorities for their active and effective support for his agency and the Lao community in the city.

He expressed his belief that the special relationship between Laos and Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City and Lao localities, will be consolidated and deepened in a more practical and effective manner in all fields, benefiting the people of the two nations as well as contributing to the prosperity of each country.

Source: VNA