August 25, 2009
National Assembly Vice Chairman Nguyen Duc Kien on August 24 hosted a reception for a delegation from the Laotian National Assembly which is visiting Vietnam from August 22-27.
The visit, which is led by Chairman of the Economic, Planning and Financial Committee Khamsing Sayakone, aims to exchange information and learn from the experiences of their counterparts in Vietnam’s NA Finance and Budget Committee.
At the meeting, Vice Chairman Kien evaluated the results of the previous working sessions between the Laos delegation and Vietnam’s NA committees. He confirmed that the Vietnamese NA would urge these agencies to put into action the commitments they gave to the Lao NA.
Vice Chairman Kien expressed his pleasure at the constantly developing friendship between Vietnam and Laos saying that this is invaluable to both parties, states and peoples and must be preserved, strengthened and developed further by future generations.
Chairman Khamsing Sayakone thanked the Vietnamese NA for their support and co-operation during the visit and said that the delegation had learned a lot from their Vietnamese counterparts.
Earlier, the Lao NA delegation met representatives from Vietnam’s NA Finance and Budget Committee, the State Audit and the NA Committee for Economic Affairs. (VNA)