At the meeting between
standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Vo Van Thuong and
Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is ready to provide support
within its capability to Laos in overcoming difficulties that Laos faces in COVID-19
prevention and control work, standing member of the Party Central Committee’s
Secretariat Vo Van Thuong said.
The official made the pledge during a reception in Hanoi on
April 27 for Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet
Thuong expressed his delight at the development of the special solidarity
between Vietnam and Laos, and affirmed that Vietnam will work together with
Laos to protect and foster the ties between the two countries.
He offered sympathy to the Lao Party, State and people over the loss
caused by the pandemic, noting his belief that under the leadership of the Lao
People’s Revolutionary Party, the governance of the Lao Government and the
solidarity of the entire political system and Lao people, the country will be
able to contain the spread of the pandemic in the shortest time possible, thus
ensuring the implementation of socio-economic development tasks.
The Party official appreciated the important role of the Lao
Embassy in Vietnam and asked the embassy to continue working as a bridge to
connect ministries, sectors and localities of the two countries towards more
effective bilateral cooperation.
Houngboungnuang congratulated Vietnam over its great and comprehensive
achievements and voiced his belief that the Vietnamese people will continue to
reap even greater accomplishments in their Doi Moi (Renewal) cause and
successfully realise the resolution of the 13th National Party Congress.
The ambassador also thanked
the Vietnamese Party, State and people for their whole-hearted and effective help
for Laos, and took the occasion to update Thuong on the situation in Laos,
especially developments of the COVID-19 pandemic./.