A friendship exchange was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 15 to celebrate the traditional New Year of Laos, Cambodia and Thailand .

Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Ho Chi Minh City chapter Huynh Minh Thien expressed best wishes to people of the three countries.

He also expressed his hope that friendship, cooperation and understanding among Laos , Cambodia , Thailand and Vietnam would be constantly developed.
Participants at the event enjoyed performances of songs and dances and especially traditional costumes and talking about customs during the New Year days of the four countries.

On this occasion, municipal authorities visited and presented gifts to Cambodian and Lao cadres and students working and studying in the city./.