Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung had a meeting
with Lao Party General Secretary and President Chummaly Sayasone in
Vientiane on July 3.
NA Chairman Hung said his
trip aims to consolidate ties between the two Parties and nations, and
serves as an important event that contributes to the success of the
Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year and celebrations of the 50
th anniversary of diplomatic ties.
He told the Lao
leader about the result of his talks with his Lao counterpart Pany
Yathotou in which an updated cooperation agreement between the two
national assemblies was signed.
Hung said a
conference was organised in April by the two national assemblies in
Vietnam ’s northern province of Son La.
Seminars among the two national assembly committees and agencies will also be held.
Hung said Vietnam ’s NA will support the Lao NA in organising the
seventh Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting (ASEP 7) in
Chummaly Sayasone expressed hope that the two assemblies will tighten their cooperation in all fields.
He said he is pleased at Vietnam ’s great achievements in socio-economic development.
Also on July 3, Hung had talks with Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong.
He suggested that the two Governments continue boosting the
implementation of their signed projects, especially in the fields of
economy, trade and investment which contribute to raising their
relations to a higher status.
affirmed that Lao Party, State and people are grateful for the support
and assistance from the Vietnamese Party, State and people during the
struggle for national independence and during present national
construction and development.
He expressed his
agreement on consolidating the two national assemblies’ cooperation in
the coming time in the fields of legislation, education and training
supervision and exchanging visits of NA’s delegations.-VNA