On August 2nd 2022, the Member of Central Executive Committee, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the provincial People's Council Le Truong Luu held a meeting with the senior delegation from Savannakhet (Lao) led by Mr. Santiphap Phomvihane - the member of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party, Secretary of the Party Committee and Governor of Savannakhet province. Mr. Nguyen Thanh Binh - the member of the provincial Party Committee, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee; the leader representatives of the Office of the provincial Party Committee, the Office of the provincial People's Committee, relevant departments and agencies attended the meeting.

At the meeting, the Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Le Truong Luu warmly welcomed Savannakhet's senior delegation to Thua Thien Hue province. On the basis of considerable achievements obtained in the past time, Secretary Le Truong Luu emphasized that the bilateral friendly cooperative relation has been comprehensively strengthened via practical activities such as overcoming disasters and pandemic.

In the coming time, Secretary Le Truong Luu affirmed that the two parties would promote cooperative relation in politics and diplomatic relation; improve the cooperative relation in all fields; contribute to strengthening bilateral special friendly, comprehensively cooperative relation. The two parties kindly requested competent agencies to cooperate, ensure security and social order in Vietnam - Laos border area; make important contribution to developing a peaceful, stable, friendly, cooperative and developed border areas; join hand to develop tourism in East - West economic corridor.

The senior leaders of the two provinces gave priority and emphasized the importance of cooperation in education, training and human resource development.

 Since 2002, Thua Thien Hue province has received 1.347 Lao students, including 227 students from Savannakhet province. At present, 84 students are studying in the province. In recent two years, the province has welcomed over 500 Lao students back to Thua Thien Hue and provided vaccination for all Lao students. Thua Thien Hue obtained considerable achievements through health care, cultural exchange and arts. Regards to national defense, the province cooperated with localities located in border area to develop a peaceful, stable, friendly, cooperative and developed border area.

Secretary of the Party Committee of Thua Thien Hue province Le Truong Luu believed that the friendly cooperative relation between Thua Thien Hue and Savannakhet would become more practical and effective, helping each province to achieve its socio-economic development targets as well as strengthen the friendship and cooperation between Thua Thien Hue and Savannakhet in particular and Vietnam and Laos in general.

Speaking at the working session, Mr. Santiphap Phomvihane extended his pleasure to observe results achieved in bilateral friendly cooperative relation, particularly that between Thua Thien Hue and Savannakhet province. The representative of Savannakhet province informed results achieved in socio-economic development, national defense, security in the past time. The Governor of Savannakhet province hoped that several meaningful cooperative activities would be held in the coming time, boosting the bilateral special solidarity. The Secretary cum Governor of Savannakhet province Santiphap Phomvihane highly appreciated cooperative activities between the two provinces in the past time and hoped that the cooperative relation would promote cooperation, give basic and practical direction, strengthen the traditional bilateral friendship in the time to come; successfully conduct socio-economic development tasks; accelerate the sustainable relation between Thua Thien Hue and Savannakhet province.

At the invitation of Mr. Santiphap Phomvihane, Thua Thien Hue plans to send a senior delegation to Savannakhet province and sign 2022 - 2026 period's cooperation treaty in late August or early September 2022.


The Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Le Truong Luu presents souvenir to the Secretary cum Governor of Savannakhet province Santiphap Phomvihane

 

  Savannakhet senior delegation takes photo with the leader of Thua Thien Hue province

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