General secretary's envoy in Laos trip

Update: June, 13/2006 - 00:00

General secretary’s envoy in Laos trip


HA NOI — Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) General Secretary and President Choummaly Sayasone highly appreciated the great achievements recorded by Viet Nam’s Party, State and people over the last 20 years of renewal.

Choummaly spoke Sunday at a reception of the Viet Nam Party General Secretary’s special envoy, Nguyen Van Son, who is also member of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Central Committee and Director of the CPV Central Committee External Relations Commission .

The special envoy visit was designed to inform Laos about the positive results of Viet Nam’s 10th National Party Congress.

Son emphasised that Viet Nam’s Party, State and people were as dedicated as the Lao Party, State and people in taking their special relationship to an even higher level.

Son conveyed greetings from the Central Communist Party of Viet Nam and General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on the successful 8th LPRP Congress and the important achievements the Lao Party, State and people have gained in national defence and construction.

Son said that under the clear-sighted leadership of the LPRP, headed by Choummaly, the Lao people will gain many great achievements and successfully implement the Resolution of its 8th Congress.

The special envoy also reminded Choummaly about the invitation to visit Viet Nam from Vietnamese leaders.

Chummaly expressed his belief that under the leadership of the Viet Nam Communist Party, led by Party leader Nong Duc Manh, the Vietnamese people will successfully implement the Resolution of the 10th Party Congress.

The general secretary expressed his delight at the fruitful development of the special friendship between Viet Nam and Laos.

He stressed that the Lao State and people attach great importance to the special friendship, solidarity ties and comprehensive co-operation between the two countries that will be forever passed down from generation to generation.

Choummaly sent greetings from himself and other Party leaders to Vietnamese Party and State leaders.

He thanked the Vietnamese Party General Secretary and President for the invitation and also invited Party leader Nong Duc Manh to pay a visit to Laos.

On the same day, Son held talks with Lao Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Somsavat Lengsavat and other Party leaders.

Son briefed the host about important contents and new decisions of the 10th National Party Congress.

They also informed each other of news in their parties and recent developments in their countries, in order to effectively carry out accords signed by the two countries’ party and State leaders.

They also discussed regional and international issues of mutual concern. — VNS