People-elected bodies of Ho Chi Minh City and Vientiane should boost cooperation and experience exchange to contribute to the cooperative friendship between the two localities, said a senior official from HCM City.

The Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Le Thanh Hai suggested this while receiving a delegation of National Assembly deputies of Vientiane , Laos during their working visit in the city on July 27.

Hai underlined the need to further uphold the role played by people-elected bodies of Vietnam and Laos , affirming that exchange and sharing between such bodies of the two countries and HCM City and Vientiane in particular will contribute to the Vietnam-Laos special relation and comprehensive cooperation.

Latsanivong Ammarathithada, Chairman of the Vientiane NA deputies’ delegation expressed his concurrence with Hai’s remarks and said Vientiane can learn from Vietnam ’s people-elected bodies’ experiences.

The Lao guest also said the two cities should step up cooperation in the fields of economics, trade and investment and other fields in the future.-VNA