January 12, 2012
A delegation of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, headed by First Secretary Nguyen Dac Vinh, is on a working visit to Laos from Jan. 10-14.
The Vietnamese delegation held talks with a delegation from the Lao People’s Revolutionary Youth Union, led by Secretary Vilayvong Bouddakham, on January 11.
At the talks, the two sides exchanged information and experience on youth education and youth-related work, and agreed to support each other in regional and international youth activities.
The two sides discussed projects to build the Vietnam-Laos Youth Friendship Palace in Vientiane and the Vietnam-Laos Youth Friendship Village in the Lao border province of Bolikhamsay.
The two sides signed a cooperative agreement for the 2012-2017 term saying they will create conditions for their businessmen to establish cooperative ties.
They also planned to hold meetings for the two countries’ youths and organise training courses for officials of the Lao Youth Union.