The Lao Embassy in Vietnam in conjunction with the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association and the Ministry of Public Security organised a ceremony in Hanoi on November 28 to mark the 39 th anniversary of Laos’ National Day (December 2, 1975-2014).

At the event, Sen. Lieut. Gen. To Lam, Deputy Minister of Public Security, highlighted the special traditional relation between Vietnam and Laos, which was initiated by President Ho Chi Minh and President Kaysone Phomvihane and has been fostered by generations of the two countries’ leaders and people.
That relationship has become an invaluable asset of the two nations, he said, noting with pleasure that it has been continuously developing in all aspects.

Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Somphone Sichaleune said that the Lao Party, Government and people always remember Vietnam ’s valuable, timely and effective support and assistance during their national protection and construction over the past time.

Vietnam now ranks second among investors in Laos with 423 projects worth 5.3 billion USD, he said, adding that it has also assisted Laos in human resources training and many other fields.-VNA