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Vietnamese, Lao Party officials hold online talks

Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Vo Van Thuong held online talks with his counterpart from the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Bunthoong Chitmany on October 15.

Thuong expressed his belief that under the leadership of the LPRP, the fraternal Lao people will continue reaping greater achievements in the cause of national renovation, construction and defence, successfully realise the Resolution adopted by the 11th National LPRP Congress and the ninth five-year socio-economic development scheme, thus improving Laos’ position and role on the international arena.

Chitmany, who is also Vice President of Laos, congratulated Vietnam on its great achievements over the past years, considering it a great source of encouragement for Laos. He believed that under the leadership of the CPV, the Vietnamese people will continue scoring new successes, realise the Resolution adopted by the 13th National CPV Congress and build a modern-oriented industrialised nation in the mid-21st century.
Both sides informed each other about the situation of each Party and country, shared experience in the building of the Party and political system, corruption prevention and control, Party inspection and discipline, as well as measures to realise each Party’s Resolution.

They shared the view that ties between the two Parties and nations have been consolidated in various areas, bringing practical benefits to the two countries' people. They affirmed that under any circumstance, they will do their best to ceaselessly foster their traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive partnership.

The officials pledged to effectively coordinate in carrying out agreements reached by their high-ranking leaders, focusing on organising visits and online talks, enhancing the sharing of information and experience in building the Party and political system, socio-economic development and global integration, and holding theoretical seminars between the two Parties and training courses for LPRP officials.

They agreed to raise the awareness of the public, especially young generations, about Vietnam – Laos special relations, jointly make good preparations for celebrations for the 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, the 45th anniversary of the signing of the Laos – Vietnam, Vietnam – Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation next year, as well as actively implement bilateral joint projects and works./.