Party leader vows ongoing
co-operation with Laos
|Party General Secretary
Nong Duc Manh (right) meets with Lao Politburo member and Deputy Prime
Minister Asang Laoly. —VNA/VNS Photo Xuan Tuan
HA NOI — Viet Nam is determined together with Laos to
effectively implement all agreements already signed by leaders of the two
countries, said Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh yesterday.
Manh told Lao Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Asang
Laoly that Viet Nam would actively endeavour to develop the Viet Nam-Laos
Manh praised the achievements of the Lao people over the past
year, making note in particular of national construction and defence efforts. He
believed the Lao people under the leadership of the Lao People’s Revolutionary
Party, would score still bigger achievements in implementing the 8th Party
Resolution in the coming years. The resolution focuses on building Laos into a
socialist oriented country of peace, independence, democracy, unity and
For his part, Politburo member Asang Laoly praised Viet Nam’s
achievements in the doi moi process and in successfully implementing its 2006
socio-economic development plan.
He believed under the leadership of the Communist Party of Viet
Nam, the Vietnamese people would continue to reap the rewards of the renewal
process. He was adamant that rapid development would continue in
industrialisation and modernisation aiming at targets of a prosperous,
equitable, democratic and civilised society.
The Lao guest informed his host of his country’s ongoing
implementation of the 8th Party resolution, and the results of the talks between
the inspection commissions of the two countries.
He also went on to pledge Laos commitment to cultivate bilateral