Laos and Cambodia have congratulated Vietnam on the 85 th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).

In its congratulatory message, the Central Committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) wrote that the LPRP and the Lao people consider Vietnam’s achievements and triumphs as a source of motivation to their national construction, defence and development cause.

It conveyed the belief that under the sound leadership of the CPV led by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the Vietnamese people will realise the Resolution adopted by the 11 th National Party Congress towards the goal of a wealthy, strong, democratic, equitable and civilised country.

The LPRP also expressed their delight that the special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, States and peoples, fostered by the great Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Kaysone Phomvihane and generations of following leaders, has become an invaluable asset to the prosperity of the two nations.

The Party, State and people of Laos vowed to work together with their Vietnamese counterparts to preserve the relationship for the sake of their people and for peace, friendship and cooperation in the region and the world, the message said.

On the occasion, the LPRP also expressed its profound and sincere gratitude to the Party, State and people of Vietnam for their precious, timely and effective assistance during the Lao revolution.

The Central Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party also wished for successes during the national construction and development process for the CPV Central Committee and Vietnamese people.

The Party and people of Cambodia continue to praise the past and present support received from their Vietnamese counterparts during the national defence and development.

May the friendship, traditional solidarity, and cooperation between the two Parties, nations, and peoples be everlasting, it said.-VNA