National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (L) and Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith (Source: VNA)
Vientiane (VNA) – Several major Lao newspapers have featured the visit by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan from September 26-27 on their front pages, hailing it as a contributor to the strengthening of bilateral friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.

The KPL News, Lao Phatthanna and Vientiane May said during the talks between Chairwoman of the Lao NA Pany Yathotou and her Vietnamese counterpart, both sides shared view that the bilateral ties have seen fruitful results in diverse areas, evidenced by regular visits by high-ranking leaders and increased coordination in the fields of economy, trade and investment.

Ties across national defence-security, energy, health care, tourism, education and training have also been expanded.

The Pasaxon – the mouthpiece of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, highlighted a warm reception for the Vietnamese guest by Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Volachith.

Volachith appreciated the Vietnamese top legislator for choosing Laos as the first country to visit since she took office, and believed that ties between the two law-making bodies will be increasingly intensified, it wrote.

The Pathet Lao paper ran stories about the meetings between the Vietnamese guest and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction Central Committee Saysomphone Phomvihane, affirming that the visit would contribute to reinforcing the special relations and all-around collaboration between the two Parties, governments and peoples.

The Lao media also drew public attention to the outcomes of a seminar on public debt management.

They said the event reflected the effective and closer ties between the two NAs and governments.-VNA