National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tòng Thị Phóng received Chairman of the Lao National Assembly’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Buaphoune Likhaida in Hà Nội on Tuesday.— VNA/VNS Photo Văn Điệp
HÀ NỘI — National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tòng Thị Phóng received Chairman of the Lao National Assembly’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Buaphoune Likhaida in Hà Nội on Tuesday.
While expressing her delight at the outcomes of the Việt Nam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017, Phóng stressed the Vietnamese and Lao NAs have co-organised various practical events, thus contributing to the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive co-operation between the two nations.
She took this occasion to laud the Lao delegation’s contributions to the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26), which was held in Hà Nội from January 17-20.
Speaking highly of the outcomes of the earlier talks between the Lao NA’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs and Vietnamese NA’s Council for Ethnic Affairs, Phóng urged the two sides to continue their close collaboration and experience exchanges.
For his part, Buaphoune Likhaida noted with pleasure the strong development of the Việt Nam-Laos special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation in all fields.
He expressed his wish to strengthen the friendship and co-operation between the two countries’ parliaments and ethnic councils. — VNS