March 7, 2013
Vientiane and Hanoi Women’s Unions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in Vientiane on March 4.
The signatories of the document were Chairwoman of Vientiane Women’s Union Ms. Lamphoy Si-akkhachanh, and Chairwoman of Hanoi Women’s Union Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Thanh.
The signing was witnessed by President of Vientiane Party and Vientiane Capital State Inspection Committee, Mr. Sihun Sitthiluesay, relevant officials of Lao Women’s Union, Vietnamese Charge d’Affaires to Laos, and businesswomen.
The MoU is made according to the agreement between Party Secretaries of Vientiane and Hanoi on exchange visits between the two women’s unions.
The MoU is to enhance the longstanding special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vientiane and Hanoi women, especially on gender roles and women and children’s rights protection.
Both sides have agreed to promote the lesson exchange between women of the two capitals at district levels. Hanoi Women’s Union will assist Vientiane Women’s Union in training its members and will create favourable conditions for the enhancement of existing cooperation between the two capitals.