Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thanh Hoa has been awarded the Laos’ Labour Order- second class, for his dedication to labour-social sector of Vietnam and Laos.

Attending the award ceremony in Vientiane on August 6 were Minister and Head of the Lao Government Office Sonsay Siphandone and Lao Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Baykham Khattinha.

Recently, Deputy Minister Hoa has helped with effectively realising bilateral cooperative projects and designing the Laos – Vietnam labour agreement, personnel training and equipment provision, among others.

In his speech, Hoa pledged to continue fostering friendship between the two countries and ties between the two ministries in particular.-VNA