President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Huynh Dam held talks with Phanduongchith Vongsa, Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction, in Vientiane on Nov. 24 during his visit to Laos.

The two officials informed each other of the results of cooperation between the two Fronts during the 2007-2011 period and discussed cooperation orientations for the coming time.

They agreed to propagandise the Vietnam-Laos traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation among the people of the two nations, especially young generations.

The officials also agreed to mobilise sectors and enterprises to implement effectively agreements signed between the two Parties and States, especially those in economics, culture, science, education, health care and environment.

The two sides will guide their Front chapters in border areas to engage local residents in cooperating and assisting each other, maintaining border security and building a common border of peace, friendship and long-lasting stability.

They also promised to encourage local Front organisations to boost exchanges in different forms, increase sharing of information, train staff and well implement the MOU on cooperation between the Front organisations of Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia .

After the talks, the two sides signed a cooperation agreement for the 2012-2016 period./.