Vietnamese Embassy in Russia extends New Year greetings to its Lao counterpart

A delegation from Vietnamese embassy in Russia led by Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi recently visited the Lao Embassy to extend greetings on Laos's traditional New Year festival, the Bunpimay.
Delegates at the meeting
Delegates at the meeting.

In his speech, Ambassador Khoi affirmed that Vietnam-Laos relations have been growing positively with regular high-level visits. He also expected that Laos, as the ASEAN Chair in 2024, will closely coordinate with Vietnam to raise the prestige and position of ASEAN in Russia.

For her part, Lao Ambassador Vilavanh Yiapoher highly appreciated the close relationship between the two embassies and expressed her hope that the two sides will cooperate more effectively, contributing to the nurturing of the two countries’ special relations.

At the meeting, the two Ambassadors and all staff of the two embassies together performed songs in Vietnamese and Lao, enjoyed Lao national dishes, Lam Vong - traditional dance of Laos and experienced features of the Bunpimay festival.

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