Vientiane, August 9, 2017
On behalf of the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, I would like to convey to Your Excellency my sincere congratulation on the occasion of yourappointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan.
I look forward to working closely with Your Excellency to further enhance and deepen the strategic partnership cooperation as well as long-standing friendly relations between our two nations, as well as our two Foreign Ministries for mutual benefits of our two countries and peoples.
May I take this opportunity to wish Your Excellency good health, happiness and success in your noble task.
Please accept Your Excellency the assurances of my highest consideration.
His Excellency Mr. Taro KONO
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan