Vietnam ’s central province of Quang Binh in conjunction with the Lao provinces of Khammoune, Champassak and Savannakhet held a ceremony to mark the 50 th anniversary of Vietnamese-Lao diplomatic ties in Dong Hoi City , Quang Binh province, on June 17.

The event also celebrates the 35 th years since the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty. This is seen as a chance for both countries to review their solidarity and mutual support in general, as well as relations between Quang Binh and the Lao provinces in particular.

September 5, 1962 was a milestone in the special relation between the two Parties, States and peoples, as Vietnam and Laos agreed to establish diplomatic ties, opening up a new chapter in their relationship.

Quang Binh province has made every effort to strengthen cooperation with Khammoune and Savannakhet provinces in every area.

On June 16, 2012, Quang Binh and Champassak also reached a consensus to establish friendly cooperative ties.-VNA