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Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website
Vientiane (VNA) -Party General Secretary and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong arrived in Vientiane on June 20, beginning his three-day official, friendly visit to Laos.
After a welcoming ceremony broadcast live by Lao National Television and a reception given by General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and State President Choummaly Sayasone, talks were held.
Choummaly Sayasone welcomed the official friendly visit to Laos by the Vietnamese Party and legislative leader, saying that it was an honour for Laos to be the first country to welcome Trong in the early period of the new term of the two parties and right after the successful organization of National Assembly elections in each country.
He affirmed Trong's current visit to Laos was an encouragement for the entire Party, people and armies of both countries.
Trong said Vietnam was pleased with the great, historical and meaningful achievements that Laos …