In order to continue to enhance the existing friendly relations and increase good cooperation in various fields between the Lao PDR and Mongolia, Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR and his delegation made an official visit to Mongolia between September 2-5, 2022, in response to the invitation of Ms Mrs Battsetg Batmunkh.
The bilateral meeting was held in Mongolia on Sept 4 where the two sides highly valued the traditional relations and good cooperation between the Lao PDR and Mongolia throughout the past 60 years.
They discussed and reviewed the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding of the 11th meeting of the Joint Committee on Laos-Mongolia and Mongolia-Laos Bilateral Cooperation was in 2018.
The two sides unanimously agreed to enhance the bilateral cooperation and the exchange of visits by high-ranking delegations and other level of officials.
This year is the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Lao-Mongolian diplomatic relations as very important year, (September 12, 1962 – September 12, 2022) which the two sides have pledged to jointly mark through various activities.
Ministry of Education and Sports of the Lao PDR and the Ministry of Education and Science of Mongolia signed an agreement on education and exchange cooperation for the year 2022-2027.
On this same occasion, Mr. Saleumxay representing the Government of Lao PDR awarded the Friendship Medal to the Government of Mongolia via Minister Battsetg in recognition of Mongolia’s donation of 1,050 sheep to Lao PDR in 2018.
In the afternoon of the same day, Deputy Prime Minister Saleumxay and his delegation paid a courtesy visit to President of Mongolia Mr. Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh and Mr. Zandanshatar Gombojav, Chairman of the State Great Khural (Parliament) of Mongolia.
Source: Lao News Agency