A delegation of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for Deputy Affairs is visiting Laos from August 4-8 to discuss measures to raise deputies’ capacity.

On August 5, the delegation, led by head of the committee Nguyen Thi Nuong, was received in Vientiane by Vice President of the Lao NA Somphan Phengkhammy, who stressed the practical and significant support of the Vietnamese NA for its Lao counterpart in many fields, especially in training officials.

He also expressed his hope that the two sides will intensify effective cooperation, contributing to nurturing the Vietnam-Laos special friendship.

Nuong informed the Lao host of Vietnam’s socio-economic situation as well as the outcomes of her working session with the Lao NA’s training centre.

She said that the two sides will continue giving consultations to the building of a draft agreement on training NA deputies.

The Vietnamese side will provide documents for the Lao training centre and organise courses to teach Vietnamese and Lao languages for involved individuals.

During its stay in Laos, the Vietnamese delegation will visit Laos ’ southern province of Champasak.-VNA