|President Truong Tan Sang (right) receives Lao Vice President Bounnhang Vorachith in Ha Noi yesterday, — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyen Khang
HA NOI (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang received Lao Vice President Bounnhang Vorachith in Ha Noi yesterday, during which he said that the visit would contribute to consolidating and enhancing Viet Nam and Laos' long-lasting friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive co-operation.
The President spoke highly of the outcome of talks between Vice President Bounnhang Volachit and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Thi Doan, as well as his meetings with other Vietnamese Party and Government leaders.
Congratulating Laos on its socio-economic development, the State leader said he believed that under the leadership of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party, the country would successfully organise the Party's upcoming 10th Congress.
He also expressed his belief that Laos would hold a productive ASEAN Summit in 2016 when it assumed the role of Chair of ASEAN.
The Lao Vice President thanked Viet Nam for supporting Laos during its nation-building, saying that he would do his utmost to maintain and nurture bilateral ties.
He told his host that co-operation between the two countries had seen strong development, with Vietnamese investments in Laos producing positive results.
Laos would continue to support the expansion of Vietnamese businesses and investments in the country, he added. — VNS