Lao capital treasures Hanoi’s assistance
Scene at the meeting (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi’s party committee has provided significant assistance to
the development of Vientiane, affirmed Sinlavong Khoutphaythoun, Secretary of
the Party Committee and Governor of the Lao capital.
meeting with Secretary of the Hanoi
Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai in Hanoi on March 26, the Vientiane leader singled out a number of typical
cooperation projects examples of Hanoi’s valuable help, including the Vientiane
– Hanoi friendship school and the dormitories of the Academy of Politics and Public
Administration in Vientiane.
that Hanoi help with the marketing of Lao farming produce in Vietnam and accelerate
the building of a Vientiane trade centre in Hanoi and a Hanoi trade centre in
Khoutphaythoun also noted the growing flow of visitors between the two capital
cities, adding that most of the tourists travel on their own. He suggested the
two sides conduct joint research to develop tours and tourism promotion centres
in their respective countries.
Vientiane leader took the occasion to invite Hanoi’s officials to a tourism
conference of Mekong countries which will be held in Laos next year.
asked the Vietnamese capital city for further support and experience exchange
in running all-level people’s councils,
administrative reform and human resources training.
Agreeing with his guest, Secretary
Hoang Trung Hai said information liaison and experience exchange are necessary for
always considers relations with Laos and Vientiane an integral part of the
city’s external relation policy, he stressed, highlighting various joint activities in the framework of the memorandum
of understanding signed between Hanoi and Vientiane in September 2015 on bilateral