Lao press highlights PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - Many Lao newspapers carried stories and photos on their front pages describing the official visit to Vietnam made by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith from October 1-3 as a significant contribution to the sound friendship and special solidarity between the two nations. 
Lao press highlights PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s visit to Vietnam - ảnh 1Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (left) and Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith at the welcome ceremony for the Lao leader (Photo: VNA) 

The Pasaxon and Laophattana newspapers posted the full text of the Joint Statement between Vietnam and Laos, as well as detailed reports on the meeting between PM Thongloun Sisoulith and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc, hailing the signing of important cooperative agreements in economy, trade, investment, education, finance, banking, energy and aviation. The Pasaxon underlined that Thongloun Sisoulith’s second official visit to Vietnam in the role of PM of Laos is a vivid illustration of the close friendship, special solidarity and mutual trust enjoyed between the two Parties, States and peoples. The PathetLao affirmed the signing would help promote cooperative ties between the two countries. The Vientiane Times, the only English newspaper in Laos,ran an article on October 3 titled “Laos, Vietnam ink deals to broaden cooperation”, emphasizing that the two PMs had agreed at their talk on October 1 to work together to enhance the traditional friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

The Lao press on October 3 also carried stories and photos about PM Thongloun Sisoulith’s activities in Vietnam, as well as Vietnam’s warm welcome of the high-ranking Lao delegation.