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Vietnam, Laos forge cooperation in drug combat

Minster of Public Security General To Lam on August 2 asked public security forces to continue their intensive and extensive cooperation with Laos across spheres, especially in the fight against drug crimes.

Vietnam and Laos issue joint statement

Vietnam and Laos issued a 10-point joint statement on the occasion of an official friendship visit to Vietnam by Lao Party General Secretary and State President Thongloun Sisoulith from June 28-29.

Top Vietnamese, Lao leaders witness signing of bilateral cooperation pacts

General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith arrived in Hanoi on Sunday and signed various agreements with his Vietnamese counterpart.

Welcome ceremony held for top Lao leader Thongloun Sisoulith

General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith, his spouse and a Lao Party and State high-level delegation were welcomed to Vietnam

Foreign ministers of Vietnam, Laos applaud mutual support in COVID-19 fight

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and his Lao counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith on June 6 highlighted their countries’ mutual support in the COVID-19 combat and identified ways to augment bilateral relations.

Vietnam provides support for Laos in COVID-19 fight

Vietnam’s assistance for Laos in the COVID-19 combat was handed over at a ceremony held at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane capital city on May 4 morning.

Vietnam willing to support Laos in COVID-19 fight: Health Minister

Vietnam is willing to share its experience in COVID-19 prevention and control with Laos, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long in a virtual discussion with his Lao counterpart Bounfeng Phoummalaysith on April 29.

Top legislator holds phone talks with Lao counterpart

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue held phone talks with his Lao counterpart Saysomphone Phomvihane on April 2, just several days after Hue took office as the new NA leader.

Vietnamese, Lao Party chiefs hold phone talks

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong held phone talks with Party General Secretary and Prime Minister of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith on February 2.

Minister vows support for Lao ambassador to promote defence ties

The Minister of National Defence, General Ngo Xuan Lich, received Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang in Hanoi on January 20, 

EVN signs MoU to buy electricity, develop power projects in Laos

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) on December 6 signed various Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with investors of power projects in Laos to develop and purchase electricity from the neighbouring country in the time ahead.

Vietnam, Laos sign 17 cooperation agreements at 43rd Inter-governmental Committee session

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith co-chaired the 43rd meeting of the Vietnam-Lao Inter-Governmental Committee on bilateral cooperation in Hanoi on December 6.

Party, State leader receives visiting Laos PM

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 6 hosted a reception for a high-ranking delegation of Laos led by Politburo member and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith 

Vietnam, Laos determined to foster comprehensive cooperation

The Vietnamese and Lao Governments are organising the 43rd session of their inter-governmental committee, affirming both countries’ diplomatic priority of unceasingly developing the bilateral relationship of great friendship, 

Vietnamese, Lao defence ministries ink cooperation plan for 2021

The ministries of national defence of Vietnam and Laos agreed to continue promoting the effectiveness of cooperation mechanisms during their leaders’ talks in Hanoi on December 4.

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh meets Lao top leaders

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh paid courtesy calls on Lao top leaders in Vientiane on November 30 

Vietnam, Laos hold foreign ministerial-level political consultation

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh and Lao Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumsay Kommasith on November 29 shared the view

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hold talks with Lao counterpart

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith started a visit to Vietnam on July 5 at the invitation of the host PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends state funeral of former Lao PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 13 led a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Party and State to attend the state funeral of former Politburo member, former Prime Minister of Laos 

Lao official lauds Vietnam’s initiatives in ASEAN Chairmanship Year

Lao Deputy Foreign Minister Thongphane Savanphet has spoken highly of Vietnam’s role as the Chair of ASEAN 2020 in guiding and promoting the building of the ASEAN Community in this year.