Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith made an official visit to Cuba on June 17 to foster cooperation between the two countries.

During the reception for the Lao delegation, Cuban President Raul Castro and the Lao Deputy PM reviewed the milestones in the relationship between the two capital cities of Havana and Vientiane.

They also expressed their hope to see enhanced cooperation and discussed international issues of common concern.

In a previous meeting with Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez, the Lao Deputy PM demonstrated interest in fostering ties with Cuba in biotechnology.-VNA