Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc made the remark while receiving the Deputy Prime Minister of Laos, President of the GIA and Head of the Anti-Corruption Authority, Bounthong Chitmany, in Hà Nội yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất
HÀ NỘI – The Government Inspectorate of Việt Nam (GIV) and the Government Inspection Authority of Laos (GIA) are hoped to expand and deepen their comprehensive co-operation, especially in experience exchange.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc made the remark while receiving the Deputy Prime Minister of Laos, President of the GIA and Head of the Anti-Corruption Authority, Bounthong Chitmany, in Hà Nội yesterday.
The PM hailed the Lao Government for launching anti-corruption campaigns. He told the guest about corruption prevention and prosecution in Việt Nam and reiterated the country’s strong determination in this drive.
Bounthong Chitmany said the Lao Government resolutely prevents and handles corruption while reinforcing Party building from the central to grassroots levels.
He welcomed PM Phúc’s order for closure of natural forests in the Central Highlands to mitigate illegal logging.
The GIA hopes to continue exchanging professional experience with Việt Nam in inspection work, particularly handling complaints and denouncements, and preventing corruption, he said, adding that this will help further the traditional friendship, special amity, and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
During earlier talks, Bounthong Chitmany and Governor Inspector General of Việt Nam Phan Văn Sáu agreed on necessary measures to sign further cooperation agreements between the two sides at the end of 2016.
PM bids farewell to Cambodian ambassador
HÀ NỘI - Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday hosted a reception for Cambodian Ambassador Hul Phany, who came to say goodbye at the end of his tenure in Việt Nam.
The PM praised the diplomat for his contributions to boosting relations between Việt Nam and Cambodia across many fields.
He suggested the two countries coordinate with each other to promptly complete border demarcation and marker planting, and build a shared border of peace, cooperation and development.
The host called on the two sides to raise the sense of vigilance against hostile forces who aim to sabotage the sound bilateral relationship, while maintaining the friendship and solidarity between the two countries’ people.
For his part, Ambassador Hul Phany applauded Việt Nam’s outstanding performance in all sectors, especially in infrastructure.
Cambodia attaches importance to and wishes to work together with Việt Nam to strengthen the friendship and fruitful cooperation, he said, pledging to continue fostering bilateral ties. — VNS