Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Lao Minister of Home Affairs Xaysi Santivong in Hanoi on April 6 during his working visit to Vietnam.

At the reception, the Deputy PM asserted the determination of the two countries’ leaders in intensifying the Vietnam-Laos special relations, which have been an essential element of the revolution and development of each country.

The Deputy PM highlighted that the Vietnamese Government continues to accelerate administrative reform to serve the country’s socio-economic development, thus cooperation between the two ministries of home affairs in public administration, archives and religion is a focus to the overall collaboration between the two countries.

In return, the Laot Minister affirmed cooperation in the field will play an important role in building and developing Laos’ administration.-VNA