Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Saleumxay Kommasith met Sichuan Vice Governor Zhu Hexin in Vientiane Capital on March 31 during Mr Zhu Hexin’s working visit to Laos from March 31 to April 2.
At the talks, the Minister spoke highly of the visit to Laos by Mr Zhu Hexin and his entourage as a significant contribution to strengthening the friendly relations and cooperation between the two parties, states and people of Laos and China.
Mr Saleumxay expressed thanks to the Chinese government for providing assistance towards the trade, investment and public health sectors in the Lao PDR as China is ranked as the largest foreign investor in Laos.
Investment by Chinese companies in Laos is estimated at over US$ 7 billion.
Mr Zhu Hexin told the host that China would continue to strengthen cooperation with the Lao PDR.