Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pani Yathotou has received in Vientiane a delegation from central Quang Ngai province led by Deputy Permanent Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Pham Minh Toan.

Chairwoman Yathotou said the visit to Laos from July 8-15 by the Quang Ngai delegation takes place in the context of both countries celebrating the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year.

She spoke highly of cooperation programmes between Quang Ngai and southern provinces of Laos . She added that Quang Ngai province and the Lao provinces of Champasak and Attopeu should increase cooperation in human resource training and agricultural technology.

Pham Minh Toan, who is also Chairman of the provincial People’s Council, said Quang Ngai and the two southern Lao provinces will continue to share experience in education-training, agriculture and health care. They will create favourable conditions for businesses to access each other’s market in order to boost cooperation and investment.

Quang Ngai will also continue to help Champasak and Attopeu train technical staff and transfer farming techniques to Lao farmers, he added.-VNA