The Vietnam Rubber Industries Group (VRG) has inaugurated its new representative office in Laos, aiming to strengthen the cooperation efficiency between the firm and local partners.

Addressing the launching and licence granting ceremony on April 10 in Vientiane, Bounthavi Sixouphanthone, Lao Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, pledged to create all possible conditions for the office to operate effectively.

Tran Ngoc Thuan, VRG General Director, thanked the Party, State and people of Laos for supporting the firm’s investment in the country, contributing to speeding up poverty reduction in Laos, upgrading the infrastructure system and improving the living conditions for locals in the group’s project sites.

He tasked the office to well perform its role as the face of a major Vietnamese state-run group in the host country, helping consolidate the special relations and comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Laos.-VNA