The War Veterans’ Associations of Vietnam and Laos are expected to work together to further deepen the special relations between the two countries in the future.

The two associations have shared their experiences in promoting bilateral cooperation, especially in poverty reduction, said Senior Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Duoc, head of the Vietnam War Veterans’ Association (VWVA), at a reception hosted by Lao Vice President Bounnhang Volachith in Vientiane on November 5.

The Lao Vice President said he hopes both sides will strengthen cooperation and actively participate in poverty reduction, national construction and promoting bilateral ties.

He stressed that the two associations have promoted their roles over the past years in helping the youth better understand the special ties between Vietnam and Laos .

He highlighted the visit as a manifestation of the relationship and thanked the VWVA for its assistance in the cause of Lao people’s national salvation.-VNA