A delegation from the
Ministry of Science and Technology led by Minister Nguyen Quan met with
Lao Prime Minister Thongsin Thammavong on September 4 as part of their
visit to Laos from September 4-7.
Quan briefed his
host on the outcomes of cooperation between the two ministries, focusing
on major areas including bio-technologies, new energies, intellectual
property rights and information technology.
excellent results have been a great help to the development and
international integration in both countries, said the minister.
He also informed the Lao leader about his ministry’s future plans,
saying that Vietnam will do its utmost to enhance cooperation with Laos
in science and technology, human resources development and information
Quan said he hoped that the PM will pay
more attention to cooperation between the two ministries, which will
help implement the economic, cultural, scientific and technical
cooperation strategy for the 2011-2020 period that both countries had
Thongsin Thammavong asked
Vietnam to continue supporting Laos in science-technology,
especially in training and information exchange, to boost the special
solidarity between both countries.
As scheduled, on
September 5, the delegation will attend a meeting in Khammouane province
as part of the activities to mark the Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and
Friendship Year 2012.-VNA