At the talks (Photo: NDO)

Reporting with the Lao Vice Prime Minister on the results of the talks between the Vietnamese legation and the Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism as well as the Lao Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Mr. Hung said that Vietnam would continue to support Laos in developing information and communications technology, especially building the Lao center for cyberspace security supervision.

Expressing his thanks to Vietnam for the greatest support for Laos, the Lao Vice Prime Minister suggested that the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications continue to help Laos train human resources for developing a modern society.

Earlier, during the talks between Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and Lao Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Thansamay Kommasith, Minister Hung stressed that Vietnam’s posts sector grows over 30% per year, and the country encourages the sector to increase new technologies. He also suggested that Laos should set up a joint venture in posts between the two countries in the near future.

Giving an introduction about Laos’ telecommunications and telephone signal coverage, Minister Thansamay Kommasith expressed his thanks to Viettel for developing a Lao language font to the telephone system, training human resources, and managing frequency and domain name for Laos. He said that Laos reached consensus on the cooperation with Vietnam, adding that Vietnam’s assistance in training Lao human resources in posts and telecommunications and other areas is crucial for the country’s development./.

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