Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Mr Thongsavanh Phomvihane and his delegation paid his two-day working visit to Ha Tinh Province of Vietnam beginning on November 1 to enhance cooperation and pay a visit to Lao students studying in Vietnam.
Mr Thongsavanh and his delegation were warmly welcomed by Mr Le Dinh Son, a member of Vietnam’s Communist Party Central Committee who is also Secretary of the Party Committee of Ha Tinh Province, and other Ha Tinh leaders.
During the cordial talks, Mr Thongsavanh thanked the leaders of Ha Tinh Province for the warm welcome they extended to him and his delegation, which was full of friendly solidarity. He also expressed condolences over the loss of property experienced by people in the province recently due to severe flooding, but said that with the help and guidance of the Ha Tinh leaders, he expects the flood victims to have life restored to normal soon.
Ha Tinh Province has a close relationship with Lao PDR and has provided a large number of scholarships to Lao students. Currently, more than 2,000 Lao students are studying there.
Next year, the two governments will together celebrate the two historical days of 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam–LaosTreaty of Amity and Cooperation. The visit was considered a remarkable event to enhance the existing friendly relations between two countries.