A delegation from the northern province of Hoa Binh is exploring investment climate in Lao northern province of Houaphan as part of its working visit to Laos from October 30 to November 4.

Hoa Binh party committee secretary Hoang Viet Cuong, who is also head of the visiting delegation, was received on November 1 in Vientiane by Lao Vice President Bounnhang Volachith.

At the reception, the Lao leader, who is also a member of the Political Bureau and permanent secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), said he hopes Hoa Binh will intensify its cooperation with Lao localities to nurture their friendship and special solidarity.

He also informed his guests of Laos’ socio-economic situation, and congratulated Vietnam on its gained achievements.

Cuong stressed that the fact-finding tour to Houaphan aims to strengthen their relations and promote bilateral investment cooperation.

On this occasion, Hoa Binh presented the Lao province with 100 computers.-VNA