President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Photo: VNA)
– President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse will pay an
official friendly visit to Laos from August 9-10 at the invitation of
General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith, Spokeswoman of the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang announced at an online press conference on August 5.
During the visit, President Phuc is scheduled to hold talks with Party General Secretary and President Thongloun;
meet with Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh and National Assembly Chairman Saysomphone
Phomvihane; receive several senior leaders; and visit some former senior leaders
He will deliver a speech at the first extraordinary session of
the 9th NA of Laos, and attend and address the inaugural and handover ceremony of
the Lao NA House, and join other activities.
Hang said that during these talks and meetings, the
two sides will discuss measures to deepen the great friendship, special
solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos, thus
bringing practical benefits to the people of both countries./.