Vice Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Somphan Phengkhammy (middle) (Source: VNA)
Nghe An (VNA) – Vice Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Somphan Phengkhammy held a working session with authorities of Nghe An province on August 18.

Phengkhammy said his visit is to learn from the central province’s experience in organising the activities of the provincial People’s Council, the use of State budget for the local NA delegation and the council.

Standing Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Nguyen Xuan Son informed his guest that the local People’s Councils at all levels comprise 13,237 delegates, including 91 from the provincial People’s Council.

Meanwhile, the provincial NA delegation for the 2016-2021 tenure groups 13 people, behind Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Thanh Hoa in terms of the number of legislators.

Both sides reviewed cooperation between Nghe An and Laos’ Xiengkhuang province for 2011-2016 and discussed orientations to deepen bilateral ties.

The guest expressed his belief that bilateral ties would further progress in the future.

The same day, the Lao delegation offered incense at Kim Lien relic site and Xo Viet Nghe Tinh monument, and visited Dai Tue pagoda.-VNA