Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a reception for a delegation from the Lao Justice Ministry led by Minister Bounkeut Sangsomsak, in Hanoi, on January 28.

At the meeting, Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the delegation’s working visit as contributing to deepening Vietnam-Laos traditional relationship and solidarity, particularly in legal and judicial cooperation.

He highlighted that Vietnam always supports and creates favourable conditions for the coordination between the two justice ministries.

Minister Bounkeut Sangsomsak briefed his host on a new cooperation agreement signed by the two ministries for the period from 2015 to 2020.

The guest expressed his hope for more bilateral delegation exchange as well as more support from Vietnam towards his ministry, especially in human resources training.

The Lao delegation is on a working visit to Vietnam from January 27 to 31.-VNA