In the future, Ho Chi Minh City , a sister city of Vientiane , will further strengthen cooperation with other Lao localities including Houaphan province.

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoang Quan made this statement while receiving the Governor of Houaphan province, Khamhouang Heuangvongsy in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24.

Quan affirmed that the city will continue to offer support in the project of constructing Houaphan’s government headquarters, stressing that cooperation among both countries’ localities will contribute to the development of Vietnam-Laos special relations.

Quan said a delegation led by the Ho Chi Minh City P arty C ommittee S ecretary will visit Houaphan to strengthen ties and cooperation with the province.

Khamhouang Heuangvongsy said the support from the State and Party of Vietnam, particularly Ho Chi Minh City , has made fruitful contributions to socio-economic development in the locality.

He said Houaphan always treasures Ho Chi Minh City ’s help, particularly in the government headquarters project, which is 70 percent complete.

He also spoke highly of the active participation of enterprises from Ho Chi Minh City in several economic and infrastructure projects in Houaphan.-VNA