Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Poxay Khaikhamphithoun on Dec 16 received credentials of new Consul General of Vietnam to southern provinces of Laos Nguyen Van Trung whose office is located in Champassak.
Deputy Minister Poxay expressed appreciation to Mr Nguyen Van Trung upon his appointment to the post and spoke highly of Vietnam’s great contribution to the socio-economic development in Laos.
The vice minister expressed his belief that Trung will contribute significantly to the development in the four southern provinces of Champassak, Saravan, Attapeu and Sekong and strengthen their cooperation with Vietnamese counterparts.
In reply, the new Vietnamese Consul General assured the vice minister that he will work with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and relevant sectors to promote the development in the four southern provinces of Laos, strengthen the cooperation between the southern provinces of Laos and the southern provinces of Vietnam.
Source: Lao News Agency