Laos, Thailand Pledge Stronger Cooperation

(KPL) Laos and Thailand have pledged to enhance and promote cooperation on economic, trade, investment, and electric energy to contribute to building ASEAN economic community and turning ASEAN into a single production base.

At the 3rd Lao-Thai Joint Cabinet Retreat, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha expressed their commitment to lead the relations between the two countries to a strategic partnership for sustainable development in the future.

Both sides signed several documents to enhance cooperation on legal and justice affairs, transport, education, and immigration control, and electricity purchase.

The signing of the documents took place in the presence of Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and visiting Thai premier Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Both sides expressed satisfaction on the fact that the friendship relations and cooperation have developed constantly both under bilateral and multilateral frameworks and responded to the interest of the peoples of the two countries thus pushing the two neighbours toward prosperity.

Source: Lao News Agency