More celebrations in Laos, Viet Nam
Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Ta Minh Chau said Vietnam is delighted at the constant developments of the Viet Nam-Laos traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation.
For his part, Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong affirmed that Laos will always preserve and further develop the pure and loyal relationship with Viet Nam.
A special exhibition on the Viet Nam-Laos special relations for the 1962-2012 period was opened in Vientiane on July 17 and one day later at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Ha Noi.
The exhibition will run through September 15, 2012.
Also on July 18, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed delegates to the third Viet Nam-Laos People Friendship Festival in Ha Noi.
Deputy PM Phuc said the third Viet Nam-Laos People Friendship Festival is a practical activity of the two friendship organisations to mark the 50th anniversary of Viet Nam-Laos diplomatic ties and the 35 years since the signing of the Friendship and Cooperation Treaty.
Meetings were also held in Viet Nam’s central coastal city of Da Nang and Lao province of Attapeu to mark the two anniversaries