Da Nang accelerates cooperation with Lao localities

Thursday, 23/06/2022 00:26
Da Nang City always cares for and highly appreciates the cooperation relationship with Lao partners and provinces, said Nguyen Van Quang, Secretary of the Da Nang City Party Committee, during his reception for Lao Consul General to the city, on June 22.
At the reception (Photo: VNA) 

At the reception, Mr. Quang congratulated Mr. Souphanh Hadaoheuang and expressed his hope that during his working time in Da Nang, the Lao Consul General would contribute to promoting friendship and cooperation between central localities in general and Da Nang in particular with localities and Laos partners.

Consul General Souphanh Hadaoheuang said that in his new position, he will do his utmost to maintain and develop the Vietnam – Laos relationship.

From 2018 to 2022, Da Nang city spent VND115,924 billion to support the provinces of Laos; coordinated with 5 provinces of Central South of Laos (Attapeu, Champasak, Sekong, Salavan, Savannakhet) to implement many cooperation programs and projects in areas such as construction and upgrading of schools, public works, Vietnamese language teaching centers; provided scholarships for Lao students; appointed teachers to teach Vietnamese; received officials of departments and branches to practice and learn from experience in the city; supported cultivation and animal husbandry; and studied local socio-economic development planning.

Overcoming the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, over the past two years, Da Nang City and Lao provinces have regularly visited, encouraged and shared experiences in pandemic prevention and control. Da Nang City donated 50,000 masks, 2,500 bottles of antiseptic liquid (in 2020) and VND1 billion in cash (in 2021) to help 5 provinces of Laos overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Da Nang city will work with Lao partners and provinces to cultivate the special friendship, solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, the two States and the two peoples, for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

The high-ranking delegation of Da Nang city led by Secretary of the Da Nang City Party Committee Nguyen Van Quang will visit and work with 5 localities of Laos in early July 2022. The visit aims to strengthen cooperation and friendship with Laos' localities on the occasion of the Vietnam - Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year./.

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