Nguyen Trong Nghia, head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, holds phone talks with Khamphanh Pheuyavong, head of the LPRP Central Committee’s Commission for Propaganda and Training. (Photo: VNA)
– The information commissions of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) on May 27 agreed to boost their collaboration in the time ahead.
The consensus was reached by Nguyen Trong Nghia, Secretary of
the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, and Khamphanh Pheuyavong, Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary
Party (LPRP) Central Committee and head of the LPRP Central Committee’s
Commission for Propaganda and Training, during their phone talks.
Nghia emphasised the traditional friendship between
the two commissions and reviewed their cooperation over the past time, with the
exchange of delegations and the organisation of theoretical seminars.
The commissions have instructed press agencies and information
and communication boards in localities to step up the information work, thus promoting
major events as well as the friendship and solidarity between the two countries' Parties,
States and people, he continued.
Vietnam’s 13th National Party Congress has
made headlines in Laos, Nghia said, adding that the two Parties have also
successfully organised online conferences on outcomes of the National Party
Congress of each country.
He said the CPV's Commission for Information and
Education has seriously and effectively implemented the cooperation agreement
for 2016-2021, and suggested the two sides consider signing another agreement for
The agencies would organise virtual seminars given the
COVID-19 spread, according to the official.
The Vietnamese Party, State and people always stand
side by side with their Lao counterparts in the pandemic fight, Nghia stressed,
expressing his belief that under the sound and drastic leadership of the Lao
Party and State, and with the determination ad consensus of Lao competent agencies and
people, the neighbouring country will soon put the pandemic under control,
recover socio-economic activities, and continue to develop sustainably.
For his part, Khamphanh Pheuyavong said he believes
that cooperation between the two commissions will grow stronger in the new
period, contributing to consolidating and enhancing the traditional friendship,
special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos./.