The first Vietnam – Laos – Cambodia border friendship exchange 2018 opened in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on November 2.
A grand requiem ceremony was held at Vietnam – Laos International Martyrs’ Cemetery in the central province of Nghe An on July 18 night, on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of Day of Martyrs and Invalids (July 27).
Trade cooperation was a spotlight of the Vietnam-Laos relationship in the first ten months of this year, with revenue reaching 940 million USD.
A Vietnam Culture Week 2019 was kicked off at the Lao National Cultural Hall in Vientiane, Laos on December 5, with an art show featuring folk dances and music performed by artists of the Vietnam National Music, Song and Dance Theatre.
A four-day festival to celebrate the special friendship between Vietnam and Laos will be launched on November 14 in the central province of Nghe An.
A grand ceremony was held in Hanoi on October 29 to mark the 70th anniversary of the traditional day of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts in Laos (October 30).
Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou chaired a symposium on laws and policies on vocational education and employment, as well as coordination to address public complaints and denunciations, in Vientiane on September 27.
Trade and investment links between Vietnam and Laos have been enhanced over the last three years thanks to the bilateral cross-border trade agreement, heard a meeting in the central province of Quang Tri on July 26.
As many as 17 Lao nationals living in Dak Glei district of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum were granted Vietnamese citizenship certificates during a ceremony on May 21.
The death anniversary of the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of Vietnam, will be observed in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on April 5-6.
Heads of the general departments of politics of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the Lao People’s Army (LPA) held talks in Hanoi on March 19, sharing the view that cooperation between the two armies has become a pillar in their countries’ relations.
Vietnam and Laos exchanged experience in local government activities during a workshop held in Hanoi on March 5.
The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) will closely cooperate with the Lao parliament in continuing to create favourable conditions for the two Governments to effectively implement their bilateral agreements, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed on January 6.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith co-chaired the 41st session of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Hanoi on January 6.
Sithanasay High School, built with funding presented by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong to Laos on the occasion of his visit to the country in November 2016, was inaugurated and handed over to Bolikhamsay province on November 11.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung has highlighted the special relationship between Vietnam and Laos through years ahead of Vietnam’s National Day (Sept. 2).
Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, Le Thanh Liem, hosted a reception in the city, on August 14, for a delegation of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Laos led by Deputy Minister, Sundara Sourioudong.
More than 140 technologies will be showcased at the Vietnam – Laos Forum on Technology Transfer (Vietnam – Laos TechConnect), which is scheduled to take place in Vientiane on August 9 and 10.
Youth unions in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and Lao province of Champasak signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation for 2018 – 2022 at a meeting on June 8 in Dak Lak’s Buon Ma Thuot city.
PSNews – The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) recently held a conference to review its activities to maintain security and safety for the celebration of “Vietnam-Laos Friendship, Solidarity” Year and “Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship” Year in 2017.