Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received a delegation from the Lao News Agency KPL led by General Director Sounthone Khanthavong in Hanoi on October 28.

At the reception, Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is also head of the Vietnam-Laos Cooperation Sub-committee, said that the effective collaboration between KPL and the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has greatly contributed to the development of the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

He proposed that the two news agencies further promote bilateral cooperation and together improve the quality of all forms of news, adding that his sub-committee will create all possible conditions for them to improve the capacity of their staff.

For his part, Sounthone Khanthavong praised the joint efforts of VNA and KPL in implementing agreements and protocols signed by the two countries, in a bid to enhance the effectiveness of information work.

He also expressed his hope to receive more cooperation and support from the Vietnamese side in information exchange, human resources training and technology.-VNA