At the ceremony (Source: VNA)
Vientiane (VNA) – The Vietnamese Consulate General in Luang Prabang province, Laos was awarded with the Friendship Medal of the Lao Government for its contribution to fostering bilateral relations.

On behalf of the Lao Prime Minister, Khamkhan Chanthavisuk, Governor of Luang Prabang province, presented the honour to Vietnamese Consul General Tran Van Tuan at a ceremony in the locality on October 19.

Chanthavisuk highlighted the contributions made by the Consulate General, especially Consul General Tran Van Tuan, to promoting the friendship between Vietnamese localities and their Lao counterparts.

The Vietnamese diplomatic agency and authorities of Lao localities have coordinated in boosting trade and investment links, training, constructing infrastructure, and facilitated the travel of citizens Vietnam, Laos and other countries.

On the occasion, 11 staff members of the Consulate General were also presented with the Friendship Medal.-VNA