Singapore (VNA) – Lao Ambassador to Singapore Khonepheng Thammavong on February 8 led a delegation to the Vietnamese Embassy in the country on the occasion of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

At the reception for the Lao delegation, Ambassador Tao Thi Thanh Huong highlighted the special relationship between Vietnam and Laos, as well as the close ties between the two embassies.

She congratulated Laos on successfully containing the COVID-19 pandemic and organising the 11th National Congress of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), saying Laos is one of the countries with the lowest COVID-19 death toll.

For his part, Ambassador Khonepheng Thammavong expressed his belief that the Vietnam-Laos relationship will grow stronger in the time ahead.

LPRP leaders are delighted at the re-election of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as the leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam, he said./.