At the virtual conference (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) -
In Vietnam's persistent foreign policy of independence,
self-reliance, multilateraliastion and diversification of external relations, the Vietnamese Party
and State always give top priority to the special solidarity with Laos, Chairman of
the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Le Hoai Trung
Trung made the statement while co-chairing a virtual conference on April 1 with Soonthorn Xayachak, Secretary of the Lao People’s
Revolutionary Party (LPRP)’s Central Committee and Chairwoman of its Commission
for External Relations, to inform the outcomes of the 13th National Congress
of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).
He stressed that Vietnam has spared no efforts to maintained a peaceful and stable
environment, and improve its position and prestige in the
Regarding the outcomes of 13th National Congress of the CPV, Trung said the congress was significant to stepping up the nation's Doi moi (renewal) process in a
comprehensive and synchronous manner, saying it was a milestone that opened up a new
chapter of development of Vietnam.
The congress reviewed the results of the implementation of the Resolution
adopted at the 12th National Party Congress, and achievements after
35 years of the renewal process and 30 years of performing the Platform on national construction, and gave evaluations on the regional and
He said documents passed at the congress affirmed the
importance of the Marxism-Lenism and Ho Chi Minh's thought to the nation's
development, adding they persist with the goal of national independence in close
connection with socialism, as well as international integration to develop
the nation in a faster and more stable fashion in the new era.
Trung took the occasion to thank the LPRP Central Committee, Party General
Secretary and President Thongloun Sisoulith, as well as other Lao Party and State
leaders, and ministries, agencies and organisations for sending messages and letters of congratulations to the 13th National Party Congress and Vietnamese partners, reflecting the special Vietnam-Laos relationship.
Soonthorn Xayachak, who is also Vice Chairwoman of the Lao National Assembly, spoke highly of the CPV’s
informing the 13th National Party Congress’s outcomes, showing that the CPV has attached importance to the great friendship, special solidarity, trust and comprenhensive
cooperation between the two Parties, States, and people of Laos and Vietnam.
She expressed her delight at the outcomes and the success of the 13th National Party Congress, believing that under the CPV’s
leadership, the Vietnamese people will reap new, greater achievements in the renewal
process, as well as in the cause of national construction and protection.
Both sides were joyful at the fruitful development of the Vietnam - Laos relations which have
brought practical benefits to the people of the two nations. They affirmed their
determination to overcome challenges, and join hands to well implement the
Resolutions of each Party as well as effectively carry out agreements reached by senior leaders of the two
Parties and States.
The two officials affirmed that under any circumstances, both sides will try their best to protect and nurture
the traditional Vietnam-Laos ties./.