President Bounnhang Vorachit on June 9 sent a message of congratulations to President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte on the occasion of the Philippine Independence Day.
The message read:
On the auspicious occasion of the 119th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Philippines, on behalf of the people of the Lao people’s Democratic Republic and on my own behalf, I would like to convey my sincere congratulations and best wishes to Your Excellency and the entire people of the Republic of the Philippines.
I am delighted to note that over the past years, the peoples of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Republic of the Philippines have maintained mutually beneficial cooperation both in the bilateral and multilateral frameworks. I am confident that the friendly relations and good cooperation between our two countries will be further enhanced for the mutual benefits of our people as well as for peace, stability and cooperation in the region and the world at large.
On the same day, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith sent a message of congratulations to President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, while Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith sent a message of congratulations to Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Alan Peter Schramm Cayetano.
Source: Lao News Agency