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PM to co-chair Việt Nam-Laos meeting

Update: January, 31/2018 - 10:12
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc will attend and co-chair the 40th meeting of the Việt Nam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Laos on February 4-5. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất

HÀ NỘI – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc will attend and co-chair the 40th meeting of the Việt Nam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Laos on February 4-5, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He will be accompanied by a high-ranking Government delegation, as guests of Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, added the ministry.

Việt Nam and Laos enjoy a close traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive co-operation. Trade between Laos and Việt Nam topped US$900 million in 2017, a year-on-year increase of over 10 per cent. The two countries have set a target of $4 billion in trade by 2020.

Vietnamese companies have invested $5 billion in 276 projects in Laos, mainly in energy, services, infrastructure, mining, agriculture and forestry. — VNS

 

 

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