Vietnamese environment officials shared experience in natural resources management and environmental protection with the Lao National Assembly’s representatives in Vientiane on April 10 as part of their working visit to Laos.

At the working session, attended by NA Chairwoman Pani Zathotu and vice chairpersons, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Minh Quang briefed his hosts on the management of land, mineral and water resources and the environmental protection in Vietnam .

He also spoke of challenges and lessons drawn from the reality so that the country can make timely polices and laws on natural resources management and environmental protection, thus boosting its socio-economic development on a right track.

As the two countries share similarities in natural conditions and socio-economic institution, Vietnam ’s experience could help Laos in building policies in these fields, he said.

The minister also expressed his wish that the two sides will increase cooperation and professional exchanges in State management in general and in the management of natural resources in particular.

The Lao representatives appreciated Vietnam’s valuable experience, expressing wish for receiving the country’s continued assistance in these fields.-VNA