Nguyen Nam Cuong, Vietnam’s newly-accredited Consul General in the Lao central province of Savannakhet, presented his credentials to Lao Deputy Foreign Minister Sounthon Saynhachac on January 14.

Saynhachac, who is also member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party’s Central Committee, congratulated Cuong on his appointment and highly valued Vietnam’s effective support to Laos in general and its central provinces in particular.

She said that her ministry will continue creating favourable conditions for and working closely with Vietnam’s Consulate General in Savannakhet, and expressed her hope that the office will strengthen cooperation with the Lao side.

Cuong affirmed that he will do his utmost to fulfil his tasks, contributing to developing the two countries’ special friendship and comprehensive cooperation.-VNA