President Bounnhang Vorachit received on Sep 24 the Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of China Zhao Leji who was on a working visit to Laos between Sep 23 and 26.
President Bounnhang highly valued the visit to Laos by the Chinese official as a significant contribution to enhancing the long-standing and stable comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two Parties, governments and people of Laos and China, especially the cooperation between the Party central inspection committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and the Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China, and to the implementation of the agreements made by the Party and government leaders of Laos and China.
The president noted the noticeable and comprehensive achievements in translating into reality the resolution of the 19th national congress of the Communist Party of China as well as the cause of national socio-economic development made by the Party, government and fraternal Chinese people over the past years, especially in the areas of Party and state inspection, and fight against corruption.
President Bounnhang expressed his belief that under the clear-sighted and firm leadership of the Communist Party of China with comrade Xi Jinping at the core, China will continue to achieve greater victories in building socialism with Chinese characteristics.
President also emphasized the importance of the building of Laos-China railway as a landmark of the Laos-China cooperation, and a project that will connect Laos with other countries in the region and will cooperate with the Chinese side to make sure the project is conducted transparently.
He also expressed gratitude to the Party, government and fraternal Chinese people for extending assistance to the Party, government and people of Laos over the past years, especially when Lao people experienced severe flood in Sanamxay district, Attapeu Province in recent months.
Zhao Leji informed the president of the result of his inspection visit to the construction site of the Laos-China railway and that of a review meeting on Laos-China railway construction in Luang Prabang noting that the close cooperation among relevant committees has resulted in the constant progress in the railway construction and expressed his belief that the project will be implemented responsibly, transparently and completed as planned.
Zhao Leji also met with Vice President Phankham Viphavanh on the same day and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Sep 25.
During talks with the vice president and the premier, Zhao Leji and the hosts informed each other of the implementation of the resolutions of the Party congresses and the socio-economic development in their respective countries.
The hosts and guest highly valued the relations and cooperation between the two countries in economic, trade, and investment areas, and agreed to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in all areas.
Source: Lao News Agency