Scene at the working session (Photo: VNA)

Vientiane (VNA) – A delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction, led by its Minister Pham Hong Ha, held a working session with the management board for the Lao National Assembly (NA) House construction project in Vientiane on January 25.

At the working session, the delegation and the management board, headed by Secretary General of the Lao NA Suenesavanh Vignaket, discussed and agreed on their coordination mechanism and scope of work.

The two sides pledged to ensure quality, construction techniques, aesthetic appearance and safety of the building and complete the project - a gift presented by the Vietnamese Party, State and people to their Lao counterparts - by the end of 2020. 

Vice Chairman of the Lao NA Somphanh Phengkhammy, head of the Lao steering committee for the project, thanked the Vietnamese Party, State and people for their gift.

He stressed the building will be a symbol of friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, States and people and will become a valuable asset for the next generations.

At the end of the session, Ha and Vignaket signed an agreement on coordination mechanism and scope of work between the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and the Lao management board for the NA House construction project.

Work on the 100-million-USD project began in Thatluang village in Vientiane’s Saysettha district on November 2017.-VNA