Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Uong Chu Luu (R) welcomes Lao Justice Minister Xaysi Santivong (Photo: VNA) Luu noted with joy the tremendous achievements Laos has recorded over the past years, as well as the healthy growth of traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive partnership between the Parties, States and peoples of Vietnam and Laos. He also hailed the outcomes of talks between the Lao delegation and its Vietnamese counterpart, while expressing his confidence that the two ministries will continue stepping up collaboration in an effective way in the time ahead. The NA Vice Chairman proposed two ministries continue providing mutual support for building legal documents, personnel training, law popularization and education, and sharing experience in mutual legal aid. The Lao Justice Minister thanked the Justice Ministry of Vietnam for helping the Laos’ Justice Ministry, especially by dispatching officials to Laos to assist in drafting a number of bills. The Lao minister affirmed that his ministry will work hand in hand with the Justice Ministry of Vietnam in carrying out cooperation agreements, noting that the two ministries have fulfilled targets in their cooperation agreement for 2018 with Vietnam having helped Laos with an ODA project in justice, the first Vietnam has offered Laos.