Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with Lao Deputy Prime Minister Somdy Duangdy in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 11, 2018. Somdy is here to attend the 15th China-ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, to be held from Sept. 12 to 15 in Nanning. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)
He said China is ready to work with Laos to implement results of mutual visits between leaders of the two countries, enhance experience exchanges on party and country governance, jointly build the Belt and Road, carry out key projects on production capacity investment and cooperation, forge ahead people-to-people exchanges, hold the China-Laos year of tourism, deepen the understanding and friendship between the two peoples, so as to push forward the building of a strategic community with a shared future for China and Laos to achieve new progress.
Somdy said China-ASEAN Expo has played a positive role in cementing trade, investment, tourism cooperation between the two sides and Laos stands ready to work with China to build an unbreakable, strategic community with a shared future for Laos and China.