Sen. Lieut. Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich, Chief of the General Department of Politics under the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA), has extended greetings to t he Lao People’s Army over its 65th founding anniversary (January 20, 1949-2014).

Welcoming Lich at the Lao Embassy in Hanoi on January 15, Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Somphon Synchaleun affirmed that the Lao People’s Army will stand side by side with Vietnam in any circumstances to preserve the special ties between the two countries, for the happiness of the two peoples.

The ambassador also thanked the Vietnamese Party, Government, people and the VPA for their support of Laos over the past decade.

The same day, the Lao Embassy held a ceremony in Hanoi to mark the anniversary.-VNA