Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – The central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 29 received Laos’ Labour Order, first class, in recognition of the Vietnamese locality’s contributions to solidarity, friendship and comprehensive between the two countries.
On behalf of the President of Laos, Santiphap Phomvihane, member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and Secretary of the Party Committee and Governor of Savannakhet province, handed over the noble award to representatives of Thua Thien-Hue.
Santiphap Phomvihane expressed deep gratitude for support that the Party, State and people of Vietnam and Thua Thien-Hue in particular have given to Laos. He pledged to continue implementing cooperation agreements between the two countries to reinforce the traditional friendship and solidarity for mutual development.
Phan Ngoc Tho, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien-Hue highly valued Laos’ recognition to the province’s efforts.
Thue Thien-Hue is always highly aware of the need to promote the comprehensive cooperation with Savannakhet in the two countries’ national building and safeguarding as well as the development of the two provinces.
Over the past years, Thua Thien-Hue has prioritised support to Savannakhet in human resources training. Particularly, the province has directed its health sector to strengthen collaboration with Savannakhet, while training doctors for the Lao locality and receiving patients from Laos to the Hue Central Hospital for treatment, he said.
Particularly, Thua Thien-Hue and Savannakhet have created favourable conditions for each other in trade activities, especially on agro-forestry-fishery products, garment and textiles, cement, wood and handicraft products, he said, adding that the two sides have offered preferential policies to each other’s investors to promote bilateral investment partnership.-VNA