Festival celebrates Lao National Day (Source: VNA)
Vientiane (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Manh Hung have congratulated Lao Party and government agencies on the 40 th anniversary of Lao National Day (December 2).

Ambassador Hung said the Vietnamese Party, State and people are delighted at achievements that the Lao counterparts have scored over the past 40 years, especially during the 30-year renovation period.

He expressed belief that the 10 th National Party Congress of Laos will be a success that puts Laos on track towards further success in the future.

On the occasion, he also thanked the Lao Party and people for their support to the Vietnamese during the national defence and construction, and affirmed that Vietnam will do the utmost to strengthen the Vietnam-Laos special relationship.

Sounthone Sayachac, head of the Lao Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, said the achievements of the Lao Party, State and people are thanks to the sacrifice of many Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts and the great help of Vietnam.

Deputy Foreign Minister Salomsay Commasith, for his part, said he believes that the time-honoured, special and comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Laos will last forver and continue flourishing./.