Deputy head of the Lao Presidential Office Kingmano Phommahaxay presents Cup to players from Vietnamese embassy (Source: nhandan.com.vn)
Vientiane (VNA) – A friendly sports exchange between the Vietnamese embassy in Laos and the Lao Presidential Office kicked off in Vientiane on June 23.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister-cum-deputy head of the Lao Presidential Office Kingmano Phommahaxay said the event is meant to celebrate the 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Comprehensive Cooperation.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung said the event contributes to tightening solidarity and mutual understanding between Vietnamese and Lao representative offices, as well as between the two governments and peoples.

Participating in the exchange were four male table tennis duos and 18 male and female badminton duos.-VNA