Hanoi (VNA) – The forthcoming visit to Vietnam by Secretary General of the Lao Party and State President Thongloun Sisoulith is of great importance, reaffirming the position of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party to continue to maintain, nurture and promote the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, States and peoples, said Ambassador of Laos to Vietnam, Sengphet Houngbounnuang.
Speaking to the media on the threshold of the official friendship visit on June 28 and 29, the ambassador noted that this was Sisoulith’s first overseas trip after his election to his post.
The visit also aims to implement Laos’ coherent foreign policy to preserve and promote the special collaboration between Laos and
Vietnam, and reflects the special relationship of the two countries, he added.
In the past, despite complicated and unpredictable developments in regional and international situations, the two countries have actively coordinated and organized the implementation of cooperation agreements and plans, which has yielded substantial results in all areas. .
Political relations continue to strengthen, defense – security and diplomatic cooperation remain one of the most important pillars of bilateral relations, and cooperation in the economic, cultural, health and scientific fields – technology has brought about changes. positive, he said.
The Lao diplomat suggested that the two sides, states and peoples intensify their cooperation and promote the tradition of special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation, support each other and continue to lead the revolutionary cause towards the goal of socialism.
According to him, in the coming times, bilateral cooperation should focus on the priorities of continuing to strengthen cooperation in political, defense – security and foreign affairs, making the two Parties, States and peoples aware of the strategic importance of the privileged relationship between Laos and Vietnam.
The diplomat also underlined the mutual support in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic between the two nations, saying that the exchange of experiences between a delegation of Vietnamese medical experts and Laotian doctors and nurses has helped Laos to essentially controlling the pandemic. /.