Update news vietnam-laos relations
President Vo Van Thuong has signed a decision approving the Vietnam-Laos agreement on mutual judicial assistance in civil matters.
President Vo Van Thuong and Party General Secretary and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith held talks in Vientiane on April 10 following a welcome ceremony for the former earlier the same day.
President Vo Van Thuong and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation arrived at Wattay International Airport, Vientiane capital on April 10 morning, starting an official visit to Laos.
The official visit to Laos by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is a success.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications handed over a platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs) and a security operations centre (SOC) system to the Lao Ministry of Technology and Communications on January 11.
Vietnam and Laos will work closely to introduce solutions aimed at increasing two-way trade by 10 - 15% this year compared to 2022’s figure.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Lao counterpart Sonexay Siphandone co-chaired a press conference on outcomes of their talks, and a ceremony concluding the Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year, in Vientiane on January 11.
The two sides signed 10 cooperation documents on banking-finance, transport, economic diplomacy, science and technology, IT and communications, education and training, and health.
The upcoming official visit to Laos by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will create momentum for Vietnam and its neighbour to strengthen their relations, a diplomat has said.
Trade ties between Vietnam and neighbouring Laos have been growing since they established diplomatic relations 60 years ago (September 5, 1962-2022).
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Lao counterpart Phankham Viphavanh have witnessed the signing and handing over of nine co-operation documents between the governments, ministries, agencies, and enterprises of the two countries.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Lao counterpart Phankham Viphavanh co-chaired the 44th session of the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee on Bilateral Cooperation on the morning of January 10.
Vietnam has decided to donate 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Laos to help the neighbouring country combat the virus.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong met Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Xaysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on Tuesday.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of prioritising and developing special solidarity with Laos while receiving President of the Lao National Assembly Saysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on Monday.