Member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party’s Politburo and President of the Lao Front for National Construction Saysomphone Phomvihane (Photo: VNA)
 
Vientiane (VNA) – Member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party’s Politburo and President of the Lao Front for National Construction Saysomphone Phomvihane had a meeting on July 7 with the Vietnamese community in Laos onthe occasion of the occasion of the 40 years of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation and 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.

SaysomphonePhomvihanehighly valued the role of the community in the national defence and development of Laos, while stressing the need to preserve, protect and develop the special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos at present andin the future.

He stated that the Party, State and people of Laos never forget the great sacrifice of Vietnam’s volunteer soldiers and people in protecting Laos’ revolution and leaders in the past.

Amidst the complicated developments in the region and the world, it is crucial for Vietnam and Laos to educate theirpeople, especially young generations, on the special solidarity, fighting alliance and comprehensive partnership between the two countries.

On behalf of the Vietnamese community in Laos, President of the Vietnamese Association in Laos Nguyen DuyTrung thanked the Lao Front for National Construction as well as the Party, Government and people of Laos for creating favourable conditions for Vietnamese people to settle their lives in the country.

He also pledged that the community will always unite with Lao people in developing Laos, while serving as a bridge to protect, preserve and promote the special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.-VNA