Vietnam's HCM City to foster ties with Lao localities

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/3/10 22:49:24

Leaders of Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City said Friday the city will strengthen its friendly and cooperative relations with Lao localities.

At a meeting, Secretary of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Dinh La Thang told visiting Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou that the city is twinned with Laos' Vientiane and Champasak Province and is cooperating with other Lao localities, including Savanakhet, Xiangkhouang and Attapeu in such fields as politics, economy, trade, investment, culture and arts.

For her part, Pany Yathotou said her visit to Vietnam aims to promote relations between the two parties, legislatures and people and tighten cooperative ties between Ho Chi Minh City and Lao localities.

She suggested Ho Chi Minh City enhance efficiency of cooperation with Lao localities.

Ho Chi Minh City is the final stop of the Lao top legislator's six-day official visit to Vietnam.

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