26/11/2016 08:25 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong visits Lao former Party chief

Vientiane, November 25 (VNA) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong visited Lao former Party chief and former President Khamtay Siphandone at his home on November 25.

The Vietnamese Party leader informed Khamtay Siphandone on the success of his talks and meetings during the official visit to Laos, stressing the forever close bond between Vietnam and Laos regardless of changes in the world situation.

He said the two countries will coordinate to organize activities marking the 55th anniversary of their diplomatic relationship and the 40th year of the Vietnam-Laos amity and cooperation treaty in 2017.

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong also told the host that the two countries have reached a consensus on bolstering cooperation and mutual assistance in developing their economy, building a pure and strong Party and working together at regional and international forums.

He asked the Lao senior leader to continue promoting the special relationship of Vietnam and Laos.

The Lao former Party chief thanked the Vietnamese Party, State and people for their valuable, timely and effective support, adding that he was glad that the two Parties and States always pay close attention to developing the special solidarity of the two countries.

The same day, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong visited the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos where he talked to the embassy staff and representatives from the overseas Vietnamese community and Vietnamese investors.