General To Lam, Member of the Politburo and Minister of Public Security,leading a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security,arrived in the Lao PDR on February 10, starting his visit to the country.
A delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice led by Minister Le Thanh Long was received by General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith and National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou on December 6.
A Vietnam – Lao conference was held in the central province of Nghe An on December 7 to seeks ways to continue nurturing the bilateral relations and friendship and to share experiences in the ethnic work between the two countries.
The new headquarters of the Laos-Vietnam cooperation committee was inaugurated in Vientiane on September 9, which is a gift from the Vietnamese Government.
PSNews - Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong, Deputy Minister of Public Security, received Lieutenant General Somvang Thammasith, Deputy Minister of Public Security of Laos, who in Vietnam to attend a conference on enhancing law dissemination and suppression of drug-related crimes along the Vietnam – Laos borderline, on August 19 in Thanh Hoa.
The Ministries of Planning and Investment of Vietnam and Laos signed an agreement on bilateral cooperation for the 2019-2021 period during the talks between the two ministers in Vientiane on June 22.
PSNews - Recently, Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Minister of Public Security received Colonel ChanthoongHongkham, outgoing Chief Representative of the Lao Security Ministry (LSM) in Vietnam and Colonel BunlamPhayxaysombat, incoming of Chief Representative.
PSNews – Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam, Deputy Minister of Public Security, on October 30 met received a delegation of the Internal Security Department under the General Department of Security, the Ministry of Security of Laos, led by its Director Colonel Phengkham Vongsombath.
Officials of the northwestern province of Dien Bien and the Lao province of Luang Prabang agreed to enhance cultural and tourism cooperation during talks in Dien Bien Phu city on September 16.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 4 hosted the visiting Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC)’s Central Committee Saysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi.
PSNews – The 9th Security Cooperation Conference takes place on May 16 in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh.
A Caravan tour through Vietnam and Laos’ localities was launched at the Hanoi-based Thang Long Citadel relic site on March 24.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Wattay international airport in Laos’s capital city of Vientiane on the morning of February 4 for the 40th meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-government Committee to which he is the co-chair.
PSNews - The exchange was also seen as a practical activity to contribute to educating the youth of the two countries on the special solidarity between Vietnam and Laos and the great significance of the establishment of diplomatic ties.
PSNews – The Ha Tinh Provincial Police hosted a reception for a police delegation of the Lao Security Ministry, on August 30 in Ha Tinh.
PSNews - The two sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the coordination programme in 2018.
A photo exhibition highlighting the fine relations between Vietnam and Laos and between Ho Chi Minh City and Xiang Khouang province opened on July 31 in the Lao province.
The traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos witnessed significant strides from politics, defense, and security to economics, culture, education and science-technology, a diplomat has said.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCM CYU) and the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union concluded their five-day friendship exchange in Vietnam’s central province of Nghe An on September 9.
PSNews-On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation between Vietnam and the Laos, on July 18, the People’s Revolutionary Party and State of Laos held a ceremony to award the Lao National Gold Medals and First Class Medals of Freedom, the highest award of the Lao Party and State, to senior leaders of Vietnam.