Secretary General of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith, his spouse and a Party and State high-level delegation from Laos were welcomed to Vietnam at an official ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on Jun 28 morning chaired by Vietnamese State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse.
Also present at the event were permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Secretariat Vo Van Thuong, head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Organisation Truong Thi Mai, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Tran Thanh Man, Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Phan Van Giang, and Vietnamese Minister of Public Security To Lam, among others.
It is the first overseas trip by Thongloun Sisoulith in his capacity as Party Secretary General and President for the 2021 – 2026 term.
The visit aims to implement consistent foreign policy Laos and Vietnam in reserving and promoting the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation of the two countries.
It also provides an opportunity for the two countries to further exchange experience in development and accelerate the effective implementation of bilateral agreements in 2021 and beyond.
Following the welcome ceremony, the Lao leader and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong will have talks.
Source: Lao News Agency