Lao, Chinese leaders congratulate new PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hinh anh 1PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc takes an oath at the inauguration (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Ministers of Laos and China on April 7 sent congratulatory letters to newly-elected Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

In his message, Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong wrote that the election affirmed the belief and appreciation of the Vietnamese Party, Government and people of his Vietnamese counterpart’s leadership and management over the past years.

He expressed his strong belief that Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s capacity and rich experience will help Vietnam maintain its stability, develop its economy, improve people’s lives, and raise the country’s position and role in the international arena.

The PM’s experience in steering Vietnam-Laos cooperation will also contribute to intensifying the two countries’ traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation, the Lao leader wrote.

Meanwhile, in his letter of congratulations, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang confirmed that China is willing to work with Vietnam to spur strategic connectivity and intensify results-orientated cooperation in all fields in order to make the bilateral ties develop sustainably and healthily.

The two countries need to strengthen their solidarity and deepen their cooperation for mutual development in the current fierce international competition, the Chinese Premier said.-VNA