The fourth Laos – Vietnam People's Friendship Festival officially wrapped up in Vientiane, Laos on July 22nd in a warm, meaningful and sentiment environment of the two countries’ delegations.
Vice President cum General Secretary of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Don Tuan Phong affirmed that the VUFO wants to further foster ties with the Communist Party of Italy (CPI) and Italy-Vietnam Friendship Association (IVFA).
(VNF) – In the mid of July, staff and experts from the charitable organization Helen Keller International (HKI) Vietnam returned to Muong Lang commune, Phu Yen district, Son La province in the northwest mountainous area of North Vietnam to follow up with the project Enhanced Homestead Food Production (EHFP).
Diplomats and Vietnamese alumni of Belgian universities gathered in a friendship get-together held by the Vietnam-Belgium Friendship Association (VBFA) in Hanoi on July 20 to celebrate 186 years of Belgium’s independence (July 21, 1831).
On July 19th, the delegation of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association and the Laos-Vietnam Friendship Association continued activities in the framework of the 4th Laos-Vietnam People’s Friendship Festival. After meeting with Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith, the delegation visited the President Kaysone Phomvihane Memorial Museum, the Memorial site of President Souphanouvong and visited the Association of Vietnamese People in Laos.
Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith spoke highly of the role of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association in organising people-to-people exchange activities.
A grand ceremony marking the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Laos and 40 years of the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation was held in Vientiane, Laos on morning July 18th.
After attending ceremony marking the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Laos and 40 years of the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation, the delegation of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association had visited some historic monuments in Vientiane.
(VNF) - The Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association on July 19 joined a meeting with General Secretary, President of Laos Vorachith in Vientiane.
The fourth Laos – Vietnam People's Friendship Festival officially kicked off on July 17th in Vientiane, Laos, with the participation of nearly 1,000 delegates from the two countries and reprensentitaves of Vietnamese communities in Laos.
(VNF) – On July 17, Deputy Prime Minister of Laos Sonexay Siphandone attended the opening ceremony of the 4th Vietnam-Laos People’s Friendship Festival. He took the chance to express his perspective on people-to-people affairs in general, and the relations between the Laos-Vietnam and the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Associations in particular. Below is part of his speech transcribed by the Vietnam Times.
The Lao Culture and Tourism Days officially opened in Hanoi on July 17th in the presence of Phankham Viphavanh, Politburo member, standing member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee’s Secretariat and Vice President of Laos, and Pham Binh Minh, Politburo member, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.
The Vietnam tourism culture days began in Vientiane on July 17th afternoon as part of activities to celebrate the 55th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Laos (September 5th, 1962) and 40 years of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty on Amity and Cooperation (July 18th, 1977) with the participation of Vietnamese National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong.
The documentary which former French ambassador to Vietnam Jean Noel Poirier himself participated in making is the special “gift” that he presented to this thousand-year old city.
An arts programme was held at the Vietnam-Laos International Fallen Soldier Cemetery in Anh Son district, the central province of Nghe An on July 15.
A play based on real stories about Vietnamese volunteer soldiers in Laos during wartime took stage at the Lao national cultural centre in Vientiane on July 14th.
Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and a Foreign Ministry delegation visited the Lao Embassy in Hanoi on July 15th for a joint celebration of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year 2017.