A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Politburo member and Secretary of the Party Central Committee Dinh The Huynh was welcomed by Lao Party Secretary General and President Choummaly Saynhasone in Vientiane on April 6.

The CPV delegation is in Laos to attend the second theoretical conference between the two Parties.

During the meeting, Huynh, who is also head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Popularisation and Education and President of the Central Theoretical Council, briefed the Lao leader on Vietnam’s socio-economic situation and Party building since the CPV’s 11th Congress.

Huynh expressed his hopes to further the relations between the two Parties and the two countries as a whole, and strengthen the exchange of experience in Party building and management.

He also confirmed the importance of the improvement of the party’s leadership and combatant capacity in one-party countries like Vietnam and Laos in the current situation.

Saynhasone said that the successful organisation of the conference will play an important role in enrich the theoretical research and practical experience in Party building of both countries.

He said he hopes that the two sides will continue comparing views regarding issues arising in their respective countries’ socialist construction and reform.-VNA