Lao Prime Minister Thoongsinh Thammavong has affirmed the intention of his government to facilitate Vietnamese businesses and localities’ effective investment in Laos.

The Lao PM made the commitment at a reception given to visiting Secretary of the Party Committee of southeastern Dong Nai province, Tran Dinh Thanh, in Vientiane on March 9.

Thoongsinh Thammavong highlighted the effective investment and mineral exploitation of Dong Nai’s major companies in Vientiane and Attapeu province, welcoming the provincial policy to expand investment cooperation in Laos.

Thanh, who is on a working visit to Laos from March 7-12, informed the host of the results of his working session with Champasak provincial authorities to carry out cooperative activities in 2011-2015.

He said the two localities will organise delegations to promote investment, trade, tourism, service and sports and culture exchange and swap experiences in socio-economic management.-VNA