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Vietnam, Laos strengthen bilateral cooperation
  • | VGP | December 10, 2012 09:06 PM

PM Nguyen Tan Dung on December 10 received Lao Deputy PM Asang Laoly who is on a working visit to Vietnam.


PM Nguyen Tan Dung (R) receives Lao Deputy PM Asang Laoly, Hanoi, December 10, 2012 – Photo: VGP/Nhat Bac

The PM highly spoke of results of the talks between Vietnamese Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Lao Deputy PM and applauded achievements of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year 2012.

Vietnam will do its utmost to strengthen its relationship with Laos, confirmed the PM.

In terms of the bilateral cooperation, PM Dung expected that the two nations will raise their relations to a new height in the fields of economy, trade, investment, and construction of border hamlets.

The Lao Deputy PM thanked Vietnam’s assistance to Laos in the recent years.

Treasuring Laos’ comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam, Mr. Asang Laoly suggested that two sides should promote cultural exchanges and economic development in the border areas and closely work together in drug and human trafficking prevention and control.

He hoped that Vietnam will share experience with Laos in terms of socio-economic development, culture, education, and poverty reduction.

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