Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said he is pleased with the ties and cooperation between the Vietnam Fatherland Front and the Lao Front for National Construction when meeting President of the Lao Front Saysomphone Phomvihane in Vientiane on November 24.
He said the fronts hold an extreme important position in each country’s political system and the reality proved their big role in uniting people and rallying their strength for the respective countries’ national liberation and nation-building cause.
He expected that the Lao Front for National Construction will continue working to foster the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam.
|Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President of the Lao Front Saysomphone Phomvihane.
For his part, Saysomphone Phomvihane said the official visit to Laos by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong contributed to cementing the Laos-Vietnam relations.
He congratulated Vietnamese people on their immense socio-economic achievements obtained under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and thanked the Vietnamese Party, State and people for always granting valuable support and assistance to Lao people.
He said the Vietnam Fatherland Front has always worked and shared experience with the Lao Front for National Construction and is very active in promoting cooperation among the fronts of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.
He underlined the need for educating and popularizing history of the special Vietnam-Laos relations and remaining vigilant to plots attempted to divide the two countries and expressed his hope that bilateral cooperation will be more practical for each country’s prosperity and their people’s happiness.
Later on the day, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong received Vilayvong Butdakham, President of the Laos-Vietnam Friendship Association.
He said the Laos-Vietnam Friendship Association and the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association play an important role in communicating about the special Vietnam-Laos relations among people of all walks of life, especially among young people.
He hoped that the association will adopt more initiatives and take more helpful activities to increase the friendship and solidarity between the two peoples.VNA