May, 04 2012 09:29:46

Party leader receives Lao women representatives

HA NOI — Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday received representatives from the Lao Women's Union in Ha Noi, headed by its president Sisay Leudetmounsone.

The Laos visit was one of the activities held to celebrate the bilateral Friendship Year 2012 and the 50th anniversary of the two countries' diplomatic ties.

Addressing the meeting, Trong said the comprehensive co-operation between Viet Nam and Laos was "invaluable property of the two peoples that needs to be preserved for the future generations".

The Party leader appreciated the role of the women's unions in fostering ties between the two countries.

The Laos representative said her union would continue to co-operate closely with the Vietnamese women's organisation in the future.

She also thanked Viet Nam for the country's supportive stance toward the Laos people in general and Laos women in particular.

The meeting was also attended by Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa, President of the Viet Nam Women's Union. — VNS

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