|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh talks to Lao Minister of Industry and Trade Malaythong Kommasith. Photo: baochinhphu.vn
Prime Minister Chinh on Friday received Lao Minister of Industry and Trade Malaythong Kommasith and other leaders who are in Vietnam to attend the annual conference on industry and trade and energy and mine cooperation and development between Vietnam and Laos.
He called the conference significant in 2022, the year of solidarity and friendship celebrating the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the 45th anniversary of the signing of the Amity and Cooperation Treaty.
The Lao Minister said his organization will strengthen cooperation with the Vietnamese side to actively implement orientations and solutions under the direction of the Prime Minister, and promote trade relations, especially cross-border trade and exchange of goods that both sides have strengths and needs, including energy and mining.