Laos’ National Day marked in Ho Chi Minh City hinh anh 1Vice Chairman of the ​HCM City People’s Committee Huynh Cach Mang speaks at the  meeting (Source: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations and Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association on November 30 held a meeting to mark the 41st anniversary of Laos’ National Day (December 2).

Addressing the function, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Huynh Cach Mang said December 2, 1975 ushered in a new era for Laos to become a country of peace, independence, democracy, unification and prosperity that has constructively contributed to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world at large.

Congratulating Laos on its great achievements over the past time, the official stressed that Vietnamese and citizens in HCM City in particular will do their utmost to preserve and strengthen the Vietnam-Laos special relationship.

Somxay Sanamoune, Lao Consul General in HCM City, affirmed that the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos have thrived over the past 41 years despite complex regional and global situations, becoming an invaluable asset of both nations.

Lao people will exert every effort together with Vietnamese to preserve and promote the time-honoured friendship and special solidarity, he said.-VNA