Vice President Phankham Viphavanh received on Jan 16 at his office the outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Laos Guan Huabing following the end of his diplomatic mission in the Lao PDR.
During the cordial talks Mr Phankham praised Ambassador Guan Huabing upon the fulfillment of his diplomatic mission over the past three years in Laos saying that it had contributed significantly to strengthening the relations and cooperation between Laos and China, especially in economics, trade, investment and tourism.
In reply, Ambassador Guan Huabing expressed gratitude to the government and people of Laos for the assistance and cooperation extended to him since he assumed his diplomatic tenure a few years ago.
This year marksthe 56th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Source: Lao News Agency