Ho Chi Minh City delegation congratulates Lao New Year festival hinh anh 1Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung (L) and Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou (Source: VNA) 
Vientiane (VNA) – Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung extended her wishes to Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou on the occasion of the Lao traditional New Year festival Boun Pi May during a meeting in Vientiane on April 11.

Congratulating the fraternal Lao Party and people on their achievements over the past four decades, Dung believed that under the sound leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, the Lao people will continue achieving greater successes in the coming years.

Ho Chi Minh City will do its best to boost ties with Lao localities, especially its twining cities and provinces, contributing to fostering friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos, she promised.

Yathotou, for her part, thanked Ho Chi Minh City for sharing its experience in developing small and medium-sized enterprises, and wished that Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in particular would continue sharing experience with Laos in land management.

She wished that the Party, State and authorities of Ho Chi Minh City and the entire Vietnamese people would reap greater achievements in the national construction and development, towards fulfilling the Resolution adopted by the 12th National Party Congress.

As scheduled, the city’s delegation will pay New Year visits to Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and Governor of Vientiane Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune and several former Lao Party, State and government leaders.-VNA