Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Khampheng Xaysompheng received on Jan 7 a courtesy call from outgoing U.S ambassador to Laos Rena Bitter as the latter has fulfilled her diplomatic mission in Laos.
At the cordial talks at the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in Vientiane Capital, Mr Khampheng Xaysompheng appreciated his guest upon the completion of her diplomatic duty in Laos saying her three years of hard work have significantly contributed to enhancing the friendly relations and cooperation between Laos and the United States.
The Minister also expressed gratitude to the people and government of the United States for their support and assistance to the Lao PDR over the past years, especially for UXO clearance and related efforts.
In reply Ms Rena Bitter expressed gratitude to the Party and government of Laos as well as the Lao people for the cooperation and assistance extended to her over the past years.
She assured the host that she would continue to help strengthen the friendly relations and cooperation between Laos and the United States.
Source: Lao News Agency