The Lao Bao border gate in Quang Tri province (Source: VNA)
Quang Tri (VNA) – Representatives from the Vietnam-Laos Cooperation Committee have worked with their counterparts from the Laos-Vietnam Cooperation Committee on the implementation of the Hanoi Agreement 2017 and the “one-stop-shop” customs model at the pair of Lao Bao-Densavan border gates.

During their meeting in the central province of Quang Tri on May 24, the two sides informed each other of cooperation between Vietnamese and Lao border localities, and information related to socio-economic development, security-defence, potential and strength for promoting cooperation between the two nations.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Quan Chinh briefed participants on links between Quang Tri and Savannakhet province of Laos, highlighting investment of enterprises from the Vietnamese locality in Savannakhet.

He pointed out difficulties facing Vietnamese businesses and people as Laos changed policies on trade, investment and export-import, proposing the Lao Government improve regulations on inspection and coordination between the two sides’ sectors in line with the one-stop-shop model.

Meanwhile, Vice Chairman of the Laos-Vietnam Cooperation Committee Khamphon Keo Kin Naly stressed that the Lao Government always creates favourable condition for business and trade activities of Vietnamese people in Laos.

He affirmed that the committee will continue building coordination regulations between the two countries at levels, thus promoting export-import turnover between the two countries and facilitating Vietnamese firms’ operation in Laos.

Officials of Quang Tri and Savannakhet agreed on measures to make it easy for the two nation’s enterprises to further development in the time ahead.-VNA