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Party chief receives Lao Party official

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on February 17 received Secretary and Chief of Office of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee Thongsalith Mangnomek.

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong  on February 17 received Secretary and Chief of Office of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee Thongsalith Mangnomek, who is on a working visit to Vietnam. 

During the meeting, the Lao official congratuted Vietnam on its achievements in recent years, expressing his belief that  under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), the Vietnamese people will continue to gain greater achievements, and successfully implement the 13th Party Congress’s Resolution. 

He said he is delighted at the special solidarity between Vietnam and Laos, which is increasingly expanding in different forms across fields. He thanked Vietnam for its significant support to Laos in its liberation struggle in the past and national construction and development at present.

The Lao official highly valued cooperation between the offices of the two countries’ Party Central Committees in recent times, saying that they coordinated to well perform assigned political tasks, and effectively organised activities in the 2022 Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year.

The two sides discussed and agreed on a plan implementing the their cooperation agreement in the 2021-2025 period, and agreements reached by senior leaders of the two parties and the two countries, he added.

For his part, the Vietnamese Party chief congratulated Laos on its achievements after two years of implementing the 11th Party Congress's Resolution, showing his belief that under the leadership of the LPRP, the Lao people will continue to obtain more achievements. 

He affirmed that the Party, State and people of Vietnam always attach great importance to the special relations with Laos, and strongly support the national renovation, protection and construction cause of Laos. 

He highlighted the sound development of the Vietnam - Laos special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation, saying that it has importantly contributed to maintaining political stability, national defence, security and socio-economic development in each country.

The two Parties and countries need to continue to strengthen and improve the efficiency of cooperation to meet new requirements; and share and support each other to overcome difficulties, he said. 

The General Secretary emphasised the important position and role played by the two offices in giving strategic advice to the Party Central Committee, the Politburo, and the Standing Committee of the Secretariat of their countries.

He suggested the two offices continue to enhance the exchange of theoretical and practical issues and experience, and closely coordinate and help each other in the strategic work, and effectively implement cooperation agreements between the two officies and between the two parties' senior leaders.

On the same day,  the Lao official had talks with Chief of Office of the Vietnamese Party Central Committee Le Minh Hung./.