Hanoi always wishes to realize goals of cooperation with Lao capital

Thursday, 11/08/2022 15:42
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Tran Sy Thanh has affirmed that Hanoi always wishes to realize the cooperation goals between the two sides and will stand side by side with Lao brothers and sisters on the path of national construction and development.
At the reception (Photo: PANO)

He made the statement during his reception for a delegation from Lao capital Vientiane led by Anouphap Tounalom, Secretary of the Vientiane Party Committee and Chairman of the Vientiane People’s Council.

At the reception, Mr. Thanh affirmed that the visit was of great significance as this was the first official local-level high-level delegation to visit the capital Hanoi after the COVID-19 pandemic.

He emphasized that through the past commemorative activities, it is necessary to widely disseminate the meaning and special nature of the relations between Vietnam - Laos and Hanoi - Vientiane to the young generation, so that they build ever-growing relationships that will last forever; are aware of the deep meaning of the close relationship between the two countries. “Hanoi always aims to closely and comprehensively cooperate with the capital Vientiane,” he said, affirming that Hanoi will strictly implement cooperation commitments between the two capitals in the period of 2022-2025.

Regarding the cooperation between the two cities, including the organization of a trade promotion mission of Hanoi to visit Vientiane; supporting the construction of the headquarters of the Department of Justice and the Procuracy of Vientiane, Chairman of the City People's Committee Tran Sy Thanh suggested relevant departments and branches focus on urging the implementation for the most efficient and effective progress.

Thanking the leader of Hanoi city for the respectful and affectionate welcome, Mr. Anouphap Tounalom affirmed that the pillar in the relationship between the two Parties, the two States as well as the two capitals is the great friendship and comprehensive cooperation. Accordingly, the authorities of the two sides are coordinating to implement extensive cooperation in all fields.

“Laos aims to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam at all levels from the central government to grassroots levels, including many potential areas of cooperation,” he said. “The two sides can promote cooperation in economic relations, investment, search for goods and products for exchange and trade, and regional tourism development.

Expressing gratitude for Hanoi's support for development projects of Laos in general and Vientiane in particular in the past and in the future, he expected the year of friendship and solidarity 2022 will open a new chapter in the relationship between the two sides, making the cooperation more and more sustainable and in-depth./.

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