Hanoi, Vientiane beef up ties
Secretary of the Party Committee and Governor of Laos’ Vientiane capital Sinlavong Khoutphaythoun (R) and Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung (Photo: VNA)
the Party Committee and Governor of Laos’ Vientiane capital Sinlavong Khoutphaythoun
received visiting Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung
in the Lao capital city on March 13.
Lauding outcomes of bilateral cooperation
in the past time, the Vientiane leader thanked Hanoi for its support for his
city’s infrastructure and human resources development.
For his part, Hung congratulated Vientiane
on its significant achievements, especially high economic growth rate and
locals’ improving living conditions.
Both sides pledged to work closely in
carrying out their important roles this year as hosts of events marking
the 55th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations as well as 40
years since the
two countries signed their friendship and cooperation treaty.
They discussed ways to boost cooperation and
experience sharing in the sectors of urban transport, trade connectivity and
administrative reform towards the single-window mechanism.
They also mentioned the opening of a Hanoi
restaurant in Vientiane and a Vientiane restaurant in Hanoi to promote their
respective culinary delights.
On March 14, Hung and his delegation will
attend the 10th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum,
themed “2030 Road Map for Sustainable Transport - Aligning with Sustainable