Lao Ambassador to China Vandy Bouthasavong (L) meets with Vietnamese Ambassador to China Dang Minh Khoi (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) –
Lao Ambassador to China Vandy Bouthasavong led a delegation to the Embassy of Vietnam in China on September 1 to congratulate Vietnam on the 72nd anniversary of National Day (September 2, 1945).

While meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to China Dang Minh Khoi, the Lao official highly valued the close relations and friendly cooperation between Vietnam and Laos over the past few years.

Despite rapid and complicated developments in the world, the bilateral traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation have been deepened and expanded, she said.

She described 2017 as an important year for both Laos and Vietnam since the two countries are celebrating the 40th year of signing the Treaty on Amity and Cooperation and 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

For his part, Ambassador Minh thanked the Lao Embassy in China for supporting the Vietnamese counterpart in external affair activities in Beijing.

The relations between Vietnam and Laos will continue growing and exist forever with time, he expressed his belief.

Earlier on August 30, Lao Ambassador to the US Mai Sayavong and his spouse congratulated the Vietnamese Embassy’s staff on the National Day.

The two sides agreed to strengthen coordination, increase exchanges, cooperation and mutual assistance in the US.-VNA