President Bounnhang Vorachit has congratulated Nguyen Phu Tr?ng, who is also General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, on his election as the President of Vietnam.Mr Trong was elected on Tuesday as state President by the 14th National Assembly during the body’s ongoing sixth session. He was sworn in to assume office for the 2016-2021 tenure on the same day.
President Bounnhang, who is also Secretary General of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, on behalf of the Party, government and multi-ethnic people of Laos and on his own behalf, sent a congratulatory message to President Trong in Hanoi.
The message read I would like to send my warmest congratulations and best wishes to you, Comrade, and to the Party, government and people of brotherly Vietnam on the occasion of your election as President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam by the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly on October 23, 2018.
Your election to undertake this noble task reflects the trust and high value of the entire Party, state and people of Vietnam placed in the outstanding and rich experiences of your leadership as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam in the past.
I am strongly confident that under the wise leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, headed by you, Comrade, that the brotherly Vietnamese people will continue to gain greater achievements in implementing the resolution of the 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam towards success in industrial modernisation, a prosperous citizenship, and a strong nation that enjoys democracy, justice and civilisation.
I would like to express my wish that the great friendly relations, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation between our two parties, states and peoples continues to be enhanced fruitfully for the mutual interests of the peoples of our two nations; for peace, friendship, cooperation and development in the region and the world as a whole.
I wish you Comrade good health, happiness, and great success in your noble task as General Secretary and President.
Source: Lao News Agency