Vo Van Thuong, permanent Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, hosted a reception on May 30 for a delegation from the Vientiane Science and Technology Department of Laos.

The delegation is led by Deputy Secretary of Vientiane’s Party Committee Sihoun Sitthileuxay.

Thuong stated that the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos, as well as between Ho Chi Minh City and Vientiane, are developing in a sustainable, extensive and intensive manner.

He suggested the two cities strengthen connections in economics, science-technology, health and education.

Sihoun Sitthileuxay expressed his impression on Ho Chi Minh City’s dynamic development, saying that his delegation’s visit aims to boost the two sides’ cooperation, particularly in science and technology.-VNA