Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister has approved the establishment of a culture centre in Laos to promote Vietnamese culture in the neighbouring country.

The non-profit centre is responsible for holding cultural events related to foreign affairs and supporting Vietnam’s tourism and sport activities in Laos.

It is part of government efforts to bring Vietnamese people and landscapes closer to Lao people and strengthen the long-standing relations between the two nations.

The centre will be located in Vientiane and run by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnamese Embassy to Laos.-VNA