Vietnam, Laos sign seven cooperation documents

Thursday, 2016-11-24 22:21:20
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Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith witness the signing of a MoU on Vietnam’s construction of a parliament building as a gift to Laos.
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NDO/VNA—Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith witnessed the signing of seven cooperation documents after their talks in Vientiane on November 24, on the occasion of the Vietnamese Party chief's official visit to Laos.

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and his Lao counterpart Sonexay Siphandone signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Vietnam’s construction of a parliament building as a gift to the Party, State and people of Laos.

Another MoU on Vietnam’s assistance for Laos to build a high school in Bolikhamxay Province was inked by Chairman of the Commission for External Relations of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee Hoang Binh Quan and Chairwoman of the Lao Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Sunthon Saynhachac.

Vice Chairwoman of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Ngo Thi Doan Thanh and Khamchan Phomsengsavan, Vice Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC)’s Central Committee, signed an agreement on cooperation between the two organizations during the 2016-2020 period.

Meanwhile, Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia and Lao Minister of Public Works and Transport signed two agreements on cooperation between the two ministries in constructing the Hanoi-Vientiane Highway, and in implementing the MoU on the Vietnam-Laos Cooperation Strategy for 2016-2020.

An agreement between the two Governments on the adjustment of the Vietnam-Laos cooperation strategy agreement in Houaphanh and Xiangkhouang Provinces by 2020 was signed by Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and his Lao counterpart, Suphan Keomisay.

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and his Lao counterpart Khemmani Pholsena signed a MoU on the establishment of a joint website related to economic and trade cooperation between the two ministries.