HCM City boosts ties with Laos’ Xiang Khouang province hinh anh 1Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem takes picture with the Lao delegation (Source: voh.com.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City always treasures ties with Laos and will work with Lao ministries and localities to foster the two countries’ traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive partnership, as well as collaboration between the city and Xiang Khouang.

Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem made the statement at a reception on September 15 for a delegation from Laos’ Xiang Khouang province and Ministry of Public Security led by Xiang Khouang Deputy Governor Khamsense Manivong.

Liem congratulated Xiang Khouang on socio-economic achievements that the province has gained over the past time, with yearly GDP growth of over 8 percent.

Xiang Khouang and Lao Ministry of Public Security’s cooperation with Viettronimex in installing security cameras in the province has also contributed to deepening the Vietnam-Laos partnership, said Liem, expressing his hope that through this visit, the two sides will set up long-term collaboration.

For his part, Khamsene Manivong thanked Ho Chi Minh City for supporting Xiang Khouang in socio-economic development with effective projects.

He said that the Lao delegation’s visit aims to study the security camera model and cooperation in the project of setting up security cameras in Xiang Khouang.

He also hoped that Ho Chi Minh City will create optimal conditions for the project, thus fostering the solidarity between the two countries.

During their stay, the Lao delegation also visited camera systems in some localities and enterprises of Vietnam.-VNA