Vietnam’s hosting of the upcoming IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians once again affirms the country’s commitments, as well as its great attention to the role of the youth in global issues.
The Customs Department of the central province of Quang Tri said on March 11 that they had coordinated with the provincial police and border guard to break up a drug trafficking ring from Laos to Vietnam.
Vietnam and Laos expect to achieve US$2 billion in two-way trade in the near future, given that the figure surged 28.2 percent annually to $1.4 billion in ten months of this year, heard a forum held in Vientiane on November 25.
Laos is keen on establishing a Laos-Vietnam Trade, Culture and Tourism Center in Can Tho, said Lao Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Phimpha Keomixay during a meeting with leading officials of the Mekong Delta city on November 10.
Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), on October 5 met with visiting Lao National Assembly Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Lao Committee for Peace and Solidarity Sommad Pholsena.
General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith on September 5 called on people of Laos and Vietnam to exert efforts to continue protecting and developing the special relationship between the two countries.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) is ready to further intensify the friendship and cooperation with the Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MoLSW) and the Lao Social Security Organisation (LSSO), VSS Deputy General Director Dao Viet Anh has said.
Politburo member, National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 19 for visiting Bounthong Chitmany, Politburo member, permanent member of the Secretariat of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP), and Vice President of Laos.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested Vietnam and Laos further coordinate to seek solutions to bring economic cooperation on par with their special political ties, while receiving Lao Vice President Bounthong Chitmany in Hanoi on July 18.
Nearly 30 young scientists and entrepreneurs from lower Mekong countries such as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, have gathered at the 2022 Young Scientist Program to develop solutions on STEAM education and workforce innovation.
The Lao government has “green-lighted” a feasibility study on a railway route connecting the Vientiane capital with Thakhek in central Khammouane province, part of the Laos-Vietnam Railway Project (LVRP).
A bilateral conference reviewing 6- month implementation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on fighting against drug trafficking between the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense and its Lao counterpart was held in Hue City on June 3.
In the morning of May 26, a delegation of Ho Chi Minh City high-ranking officials led by Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen laid a wreath at a monument dedicated to Laotian unknown martyrs in Vientiane.
A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City high-ranking officials led by Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has arrived in Vientiane, beginning a five-day official visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic from May 25-29.