Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC delegation visits Laos

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A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City high ranking officials led by Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the HCMC Party Committee, Than Thi Thu visited and met head of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee's Commission for Propaganda and Training, Kikeo Khaykhamphithouneon August 17.

Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the HCMC Party Committee, Than Thi Thu (L) meets head of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee's Commission for Propaganda and Training, Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune. (Photo: Sggp)

Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the HCMC Party Committee, Than Thi Thu (L) meets head of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee's Commission for Propaganda and Training, Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune. (Photo: Sggp)

At the meeting , Mr. Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune highly appreciated the HCMC leaders’ visit, contributing to the development of Vietnam and Laos, Vientiane and Ho Chi Minh City.
He extended hearty thanks to HCM City and citizens for supporting to victims of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam in Attapeu province; and hoped to learn about the propaganda and training tasks from Vietnamese Government and HCM City’s authorities.
As her part, Ms. Than Thi Thu informed the results of working sessions between the HCMC delegation and the Propaganda and Training departments of Luang Phrabang, Xiangkhouang and Vientiane, starting on August 13-17.
During the visit, the Vietnamese delegation also visited the Vietnam embassy in Laos and offered US$10,000 in aid relief from the city’s government to Lao people in order to help them overcome difficulties after the deadly dam collapse.

By LIEN PHUONG - Translated by Kim Khanh

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