01/12/2017 14:39 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Lao veterans welcomed in Hanoi

Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dao Duc Toan hosted a reception for a war veteran delegation from Vientiane, Laos led by Major Sonchay Khamavongkeo, Vice President of the Vientiane Veterans’ Association in Hanoi on November 30.

Toan lauded the friendship between people and army of Vietnam and Laos as well as Hanoi and Vientiane over the past years.

He noted that both sides have continuously exchanged high-ranking delegations to boost cooperation and share experience in all fields.

During the recent visit of Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai, the two cities signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in 2017-2020, laying a foundation for specific bilateral cooperation in the future, he said.

For his part, Major Sonchay Khamavongkeo briefed his host on recent major activities of the Vientiane Veterans’ Association.

He stated that in the coming time, the association will continue expanding relations with veterans’ associations in different localities of Vietnam.