Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue
lauded growing ties between Vietnamese and Lao legislatures, during a
reception in Hanoi on August 20 for Vice Chairman of the National Assembly
of Laos Bounpone Bouttanavong.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue (R) and Vice
Chairman of the National Assembly of Laos Bounpone Bouttanavong (Photo: VNA)
Hue asked the two legislatures to continue working
closely together to effectively realise high-level agreements and complete a
project on building the Lao NA House on schedule with guaranteed quality.
He wished that both sides would facilitate visits at
all levels in the near future.
Bouttanavong, for his part, said the two NAs are
actively and effectively implementing their agreements signed in March
He thanked the Vietnamese Party, State and people
for supporting Laos in building its NA House, considering it an invaluable
asset and symbol of bilateral ties.
The guest expressed his delight at the success of
the seventh conference of the NA committees for external relations of
Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam recently held in the northwestern province of
Quang Ninh, thus contributing to ties between the three countries.
He said Laos will closely partner with Vietnam which
will assume the role of the Chair of ASEAN and Chair of ASEAN
Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in 2020, as well as a non-permanent
member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020 – 2021 tenure,
for the benefit of the two nations and member states.-VNA