A forum for youth from the Development Triangle countries of Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia was held in the southern province of Attapeu , Laos on Dec. 7.

Addressing the forum, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Vice Governor of Attapeu province Vatsadi Thonhotha praised the traditional solidarity and assistance among the three countries through historical periods of revolution, which is inherited and developed by new generations.

Ta Van Ha, member of Vietnam ’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, expressed Vietnamese youths’ spirit of union and friendship toward youth from neighbouring countries.

He affirmed the responsibility of Vietnamese youth in realising the contents of the joint governmental statement, aiming to promote sustainable development in the three countries.

Delegations from the three countries also exchanged experience and affirmed their determination to build a Development Triangle with strong cooperation in various fields including trade, investment and tourism.

The forum is part of the seventh Joint Coordination Committee Meeting of the Development Triangle of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. /.