|Li Keqiang Meets with General Secretary of the LPRP Central Committee and President Bounnhang Vorachith of Laos|
On the afternoon of May 31, 2018, Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Premier Li Keqiang met at Ziguangge of Zhongnanhai with General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President Bounnhang Vorachith of Laos.
Li Keqiang expressed that China and Laos are friendly neighboring countries to each other. General Secretary and President Xi Jinping held fruitful talks with you yesterday, promoting the relations between the two parties and the two countries to new stages. China is glad to see that China and Laos have constantly deepened political mutual trust and actively advanced practical cooperation at present. China is willing to, together with Laos, respect each other, support each other, and continuously enhance long-term friendship between the two parties and the two countries, so as to join hands to forge China-Laos community of shared future.
Li Keqiang pointed out that China stands ready to intensify coordination and advance cooperation in such key areas as transportation infrastructure, agriculture, education and tourism with Laos, in a bid to jointly push China-Laos comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership for new progress in various areas and at multiple levels. China supports capable and creditworthy Chinese enterprises to invest and establish business in Laos, so as to better achieve mutual benefit and win-win results.
Bounnhang Vorachith expressed that Laos and China are comprehensive strategic cooperative partners. Laos is pleased with the tremendous development achievements China has made, and thanks China's sincere assistance and precious support for the economic and social development of Laos for a long time. Laos stands ready to continuously uphold the spirit of "good neighbors, good friends, good comrades and good partners", promote mutually beneficial cooperation between the two sides in such areas as infrastructure, agriculture, education and health, and further intensify exchanges between the two peoples, in a bid to push the relations and cooperation between the two parties and the two countries for greater and newer outcomes.