President visits Laos’ former senior leaders, Vietnamese embassy

April 12, 2023

VIENTIANE — Vietnamese State President Võ Văn Thưởng on Tuesday visited former Party General Secretaries and Presidents Choummaly Sayasone and Bounnhang Vorachith, and former Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, on the last day of his official visit to Laos. The same day, President Thưởng laid a wreath at President Kaysone Phomvihane’s Monument. Before concluding his official trip and returning to Hà Nội on Tuesday afternoon, the President had a meeting with the staff of the Vietnamese embassy in Laos and representatives of the 100,000-strong Vietnamese community in the country. The President reiterated that Việt Nam values relations with Laos, and the Party and State always pay attention to the overseas Vietnamese community, considering it an inseparable part of the national unity bloc. President Thưởng also expressed his hope that the Vietnamese people in Laos will keep upholding solidarity, develop a strong community, contribute more to socio-economic development in Laos, and help maintain and strengthen the special and close-knit relations between the countries.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News