Lao PM receives Party leaders
|Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong (R) and Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee Organisation Commission To Huy Rua.— Photo viẹtnam+
VIENTIANE (VNS)— Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong yesterday hosted a reception for members of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee (CPVCC)'s Organisation Commission.
The high-ranking delegation was led by To Huy Rua, who is the organisation's head and secretary of the CPVCC.
Rua confirmed that the commission will work with the Organisation Commission of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) to implement cooperation agreements between the two sides.
He praised the development of bilateral ties between the two countries, which has enabled cooperation across a range of fields.
Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong spoke highly on cooperation between the two commissions, expressing hopes the two sides will continue cooperation in party building.
The Lao PM also pledged his government would continue to foster better relations between the two countries.
The day also marked the launch of the 2013 Viet Nam Culture Week in Laos in the lead up to Viet Nam's National Day on September 2.
The opening ceremony was attended by Lao's Deputy Prime Minister, Asang Laoly; and Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Bosengkham Vongdala; as well as Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Huynh Vinh Ai.
The week will feature a photo exhibition portraying Vietnam's ethnic groups, landscapes and islands.The exhibition will also showcase the relationship between Viet Nam and Laos and feature performances by Vietnamese artists. — VNS