Lao Prime Minister Thongsinh Thammavong received new Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Manh Hung on December 7.

Speaking at the reception, Thammavong said he believes that Hung would contribute to fostering the efficient development of the friendly relation, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos .

Hung expressed his honor to be assigned as Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos in the context of many essential activities held to celebrate the Laos – Vietnam , Vietnam – Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year 2012.

He also conveyed regards from General Secretary of Party Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to Thammavong. Hung affirmed the Vietnamese Embassy as well as himself would try best to promote the two-country special solidarity, friendly relation, and comprehensive cooperation.

On December 6, Hung was received by Laos ’ National Assembly Chairwoman Pani Zathotou./.VNA