NA Chairwoman meets Lao leader hinh anh 1Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan  shakes hands with Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Vorachith. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on October 28 had a meeting with Lao Party General Secretary and President Bounnhang Vorachith, who is on a Vietnam visit to attend the ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Traditional Day of Vietnamese Volunteer Soldiers and Experts in Laos.

The top legislator, also a Politburo member, described Bounnhang Vorachith’s visit as a vivid illustration for the great friendship, combat alliance and special solidarity between the two Parties, States, armies and peoples.

She said the ceremony offers an opportunity for both sides to look back on the glorious tradition of the Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts in Laos, as well as show profound gratitude for those who sacrificed their youth for independence and freedom in each nation.

NA Chairwoman Ngan said they were principal contributors to the close ties between the two Parties, States and peoples.

She also took the occasion to inform the Lao leader of the Vietnamese National Assembly’s recent activities, and highlighted that both parliaments are working to accelerate cooperation contents reached during her visit to Laos in September.

Regarding the construction of the Lao National Assembly House, the Vietnamese side has pledged efforts to ensure the progress and quality of the work, she added.

Bounnhang Vorachith, for his part, expressed his delight at the impressive achievements by the Vietnamese Party, State and people in the past time, and stressed the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two nations which have stood the test of time.

He affirmed Laos will continue educating its younger generations about the Vietnam – Laos relations, and further efforts to nurture the ties./.