06/01/2016 09:29 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Top legislator welcomes Lao delegation

Hanoi, January 5 (VNA) – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung received his Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou on January 5.

He welcomed the Lao delegation to Vietnam to attend the upcoming 70th anniversary of First General Election Day (January 6, 1946) and shared with the guests milestones in the Vietnamese NA’s history.

Pany Yathotou congratulated the Vietnamese legislative body on its achievement in the past seven decades.

She said Laos appreciates support from Vietnam toward the country’s development progress.

Both sides agreed to forge cooperation and assist each other at regional and international forums.

In the immediate future, their efforts will focus on guiding the implementation of agreements reached at an annual session between Vietnamese and Lao politburos in December 2015 and the two countries’ 38 th inter-governmental committee meeting.

The two leaders also agree to give priority to carrying out the Vietnam-Laos cooperation pacts for 2016 and for 2016-2020.