PORTAL - On the morning of August 23, at the Administrative Center of Binh Duong province, Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of Binh Duong Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies chaired a reception for the Champasak Province (Lao People's Democratic Republic)'s high-ranking delegation led by Mr. Vilayvong Bouddakham - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary and Governor of Champasak province to visit and work with Binh Duong province.
Together receiving the delegation were Mr. Vo Van Minh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (PPC); Mr. Nguyen Van Loc - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Head of Commission for Mass Mobilization of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and leaders of departments, branches and localities.
At the meeting, in the spirit of solidarity, cooperation and mutual support for mutual development, the leaders of the two localities informed about the socio-economic development situation; reviewed and evaluated cooperation results in the 2016-2021 period and signed a cooperation agreement in the 2022-2026 period between Binh Duong province and Champasak province.
Overview of the meeting
Accordingly, in the 2022-2026 period, the two provinces will focus on implementing 10 cooperation contents in many fields. Specifically, the two sides will exchange high-ranking delegations to visit, work, exchange and learn from each other's experiences; Champasak province continues to support survey and planning of rubber plantation area to propose the Government to allocate land to Dau Viet - Laos Rubber Joint Stock Company to successfully implement an investment project to plant 10,000 hectares of rubber trees in Champasak province, ensuring the supply of raw materials for the latex processing factory in Ba Chieng district. The two sides jointly create favorable conditions for Thu Dau Mot University and Champasak University to conduct research activities, cooperation, academic exchange, training program transfer; and at the same time give scholarships to students studying at the two schools. Binh Duong supports health checks and short-term convalescence for senior retired officials of Champasak province. In particular, implementing agreements and cooperation between Pakxe city (Laos) and Thu Dau Mot city (Binh Duong), etc.
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi presents a souvenir to Mr. Vilayvong Bouddakham - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary, Governor of Champasak Province
Chairman of the PPC Vo Van Minh presents a souvenir to Mrs. Phimpha Keomixay - Consul General of the Lao People's Democratic Republic in Ho Chi Minh City and Mr. Nguyen Van Trung - Consul General of Vietnam in Pakse City - Champasak province
Speaking at the meeting, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi believed that the direction of cooperation in the 2022-2026 period between Binh Duong province and Champasak province will contribute to deepening the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos. The Secretary suggested that the two localities would seriously discuss for practical and effective cooperation in the fields of economy, culture, education and in their own conditions, mutually support each other.
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi speaks at the meeting
Mr. Vilayvong Bouddakham thanked for the warm and thoughtful welcome from Binh Duong province. He affirmed that over the past 60 years, the friendship between the two countries Vietnam - Laos has been built on a solid foundation and has been inherited, preserved and developed more and more closely and beautifully by successive generations. He expressed his pleasure to have the opportunity to sit down and discuss the socio-economic development process of the two provinces of Binh Duong and Champasak as well as jointly evaluate the results of cooperation in the 2016-2021 period. He believed that Binh Duong and Champasak provinces would continue to develop strongly, tightening the friendship between the Party, State and people of the two countries Vietnam - Laos.
Mr. Vilayvong Bouddakham - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary and Governor of Champasak province speaks in response to
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Vo Van Minh also wished the members of the Champasak Provincial Delegation good health, happiness and success; wished for the friendship and solidarity between the two countries Vietnam - Laos "forever green, forever sustainable"; wished Champasak province more and more development and prosperity.
Chairman of the PPC Vo Van Minh and the Governor of Champasak Province Vilayvong Bouddakham sign the Memorandum of Understanding for the 2022-2026 period between Binh Duong and Champasak
On the occasion of his visit and working in Binh Duong province, Mr. Vilayvong Bouddakham awarded Certificate of Merit from the Governor of Champasak province to 03 collectives including Office of Binh Duong Provincial Party Committee, PPC Office and Department of Foreign Affairs for their outstanding achievements in cultivating and developing the friendship relationship between the two provinces of Binh Duong and Champasak.
Mr. Vilayvong Bouddakham awards Certificate of Merit to the collectives
Delegates take a souvenir photo
Reported by Doan Trang- Translated by Thanh Tam