Hanoi (VNA) – Chairman of
National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue met Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh, on an official visit to Vietnam, in Hanoi on January 8.
The Lao Prime Minister praised the achievements that the Vietnamese Party, State and people have recently achieved, expressing his belief that under the leadership of the Vietnamese Communist Party, the Vietnamese people will successfully implement the resolution of the 13th. National Party Congress and socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030, and continuously enhance the role and stature of the country in the region and in the world.
The host and guest affirmed that the Parties, Governments, Parliaments and peoples of their countries always attach importance and give top priority to maintaining the unique relationship between Vietnam and Laos.
They noted with satisfaction that despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, bilateral cooperation continues to develop through all channels and in all areas. They also praised the close cooperation between the specialized committees of the Vietnamese and Lao parliaments in the organization of workshops and the sharing of legislative experiences.
The leaders shared the view that the two parliaments should maintain coordination to monitor and facilitate the effective implementation of their countries’ agreements, while increasing consultation and experience sharing in legislative affairs to help fuel socio-economic recovery and post-pandemic development. .
President Hue said that the Vietnamese NA has made efforts to resolve all legal and institutional difficulties and organize resources to accelerate joint projects, especially the transport infrastructure projects linking the two countries and linking the Laos to Vietnam’s seaports, helping to connect Laos to the sea and transform it. into a regional integration connectivity center.
The two sides also agreed to pursue close coordination and mutual support in the activities of their parliaments, in particular during regional and international parliamentary forums./.