As many as 7,790 Lao students have enrolled in 150 universities and educational institutions across Vietnam, according to the Lao Embassy in Vietnam.

In 2014, more than 900 Lao students have been granted scholarships by the Vietnamese Government, the source said.

Students who made outstanding achievements in study in the 2013-2014 academic year were praised at a ceremony held in Hanoi on November 25.

Congratulating the students, Vice President of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association (VLFA) Ta Minh Chau also expressed his belief that they would together with young people in Laos work to further promote the special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnam has helped Laos train its personnel as part of a comprehensive cooperation deal reached by the pair.-VNA