The meeting, which was broadcast live, saw the presence of Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister of Laos, Minister of Defence, General Chansamone Chanyalath; Politburo member, Minister of Laos Public Security, Senior Lieutenant General Vilay Lakhamphong; Former Politburo Member, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Former Minister of Public Security Asang Laoly; Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung; and Major General Hoang Quang Huong, Chief Representative of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security in Laos.
Minister of Laos Public Security, Senior Lieutenant General Vilay Lakhamphong reviewed the historical background and the beginning of the Vietnamese public security experts’ presence in Laos, affirming that generations of Vietnamese experts have not been afraid of many difficulties and hardships to help the Lao Public Security force grow and develop.
“The formation and development of the Vietnamese public security experts in Laos was associated with the cause of national liberation and defence of the Lao revolution, as well as the maturity and development of the Lao Public Security forces,” Senior Lieutenant General Vilay Lakhamphong stated.
He noted that the Party, State and people of Laos always remember the valuable support and devotion of the Party, State and people of Vietnam.
Minister Vilay Lakhamphong also expressed the sincere gratitude to the leaders of the Party, State and people of Vietnam, especially the leaders of the Vietnam Ministry of Public Security and Vietnamese police working in Laos.
He affirmed that the Party, State and people of Laos in general and the Lao police force in particular will always uphold the special relations and comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam and will do their best to preserve and nurture this relationship.
Ambassador Nguyen Ba Hung expressed his thanks to the Party, Government and people of Laos for always supporting Vietnamese policing experts so that the two police forces can together overcome difficulties and fulfill the task of protecting security, social order and the safety of the two countries, for the peace and happiness of the two peoples.
On this occasion, the Party and State of Laos presented the Lao Freedom Order (Itsala), second class to the Representative Office of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security in Laos and Itsala Order, third class to Major General Hoang Quang Huong, Chief Representative of the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam in Laos, in recognition of their great contributions to maintaining order and security as well as to consolidating the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.