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NA backs Vietnam - Laos agreement implementation

by PV/VNA26 October 2016 Last updated at 09:35 AM

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith
NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith

VTV.vn - The Vietnam National Assembly (NA) will support and partner with its Lao counterpart to speed up the implementation of commitments and agreements reached by the two countries, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan stated.

She made the pledge at a reception for Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Hanoi on October 25, saying she hopes that the Lao leader will pay more attention to boosting cooperation between the two countries across fields, especially in economy, investment and trade.

The top legislator briefed her guest on new points in building bills at the ongoing 14th legislature’s second meeting.

For his part, Thongloun Sisoulith affirmed that Vietnam’s experience will help the Lao legislative body and Government improve their management.

Conveying Lao leaders’ sympathy to Vietnamese people in the central region who have suffered losses due to the recent storms, the PM noted his belief that under the leadership of the Vietnamese Party and State, they will overcome the difficulties to stabilise their lives.

PM Thongloun Sisoulith is in Hanoi for the World Economic Forum on Mekong (WEF – Mekong), the 8th Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam Summit (CLMV 8) and the 7th Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy Summit (ACMECS 7).

Earlier, the Lao PM held talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc. He was also greeted by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang.

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