A delegation of Hanoi, led by Pham Quang Nghi, Secretary of Hanoi Municipal Party Committee, is paying a working visit to Vientiane, Laos, on December 8-12.

Nghi held talks with the Mayor cum Secretary of the municipal Party Committee of Vientiane Soukan Mahalath, on December 8.

Reviewing cooperation between the two capital cities, the two sides noted with satisfaction that their ties have developed comprehensively across various fields.

The two cities have maintained regular exchanges of high-ranking delegations to share experience and boost bilateral ties.

A number of socio-economic projects have been implemented effectively, with typical examples being the Vientiane-Hanoi Friendship Vocational School and Vientiane Politics - Public Administration School . Besides, Hanoi is assisting Vientiane in agro-forestry, health care, education-training and culture-information.

In the coming time, the leaders agree to continue their close coordination and mutual support, thus contributing to the growth of relations between the two countries.-VNA