Lao Deputy PM pleased with Vietnamese delegation’s visit hinh anh 1Lao Deputy PM Somsavath Lengsavath and Deputy Minister Nguyen Chi Dung (Photo:Vietnamplus)

Lao Deputy Prime Minister Somsavath Lengsavath said he was pleased with the outcomes of a visit by a delegation from the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment led by Deputy Minister Nguyen Chi Dung.

The Lao Deputy PM said at a reception for the Vietnamese delegation in Vientiane on July 31 that Laos is grateful for Vietnam’s support, which is evidence of the close-knit relationship between the two countries.

Deputy Minister Dung, who is also Deputy Chairman of the Vietnam-Laos Cooperation Sub-committee, informed the host of the outcomes of his working sessions with Luang Namtha and Bo Keo provincial authorities, including the hand-over of Vieng Phu Kha high school in Luang Namtha, the second school project implemented using Vietnam’s non-refundable aid worth almost 75 billion VND (3.57 million USD).

On July 30-31, Dung toured several construction works funded by Vietnam in Luang Namtha and Bo Keo provinces.-VNA