General Chansamone Chanyalath and General Ngo Xuan Lich (right) at the meeting

The Lao official is accompanying Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh who is on an official visit to Vietnam.

At the meeting, General Chansamone Chanyalath informed the host of situations in Laos, activities of the Lao high-ranking delegation in Vietnam, and outcomes of the bilateral defense ties over the past time.

The Lao general took this chance to thank the Vietnamese Party, State, Government, and Ministry of National Defense for their timely support in Laos’  COVID-19 fight.

As the new year of 2022 has come and the lunar New Year is drawing  closer, General Chansamone Chanyalath wished General Ngo Xuan Lich and his family good health and happiness.

For his part, General Lich expressed his delight at the intensive and substantive development of the bilateral defense cooperation. He highly appreciated the Lao People’s Armed Forces’ and General Chansamone Chanyalath’s due attention to fostering the bilateral ties.

The Vietnamese general believed that in any circumstances and facing any difficulties, the solidarity, close-knit ties between the two parties, states, and militaries will continue to develop fruitfully and the defense ties between Vietnam and Laos will be consolidated in a substantive and effective manner.

On the occasion of the new year, General Lich wished General Chansamone Chanyalath, his family and other incumbent and former leaders of the Lao Ministry of National Defense good health and happiness.

Translated by Mai Huong