Laos, Japan enhance cooperation

The relationship between Laos and Japan continues to grow and be fruitful, especially under the strategic partnership which has strengthened political, economic, and socio-cultural cooperation. This success was highlighted during a five-day visit to Japan last week by Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone when he met with the Chief Cabinet Secretary to the Japanese government, Mr Yoshihide Suga in Tokyo. The two sides expressed their appreciation of the friendly relationship and cooperation between the two countries which has existed for more than 50 years since Laos and Japan established diplomatic relations on March 5, 1955. The mutual visits made by leaders and heads of governments have been a highlight of the good relations and cooperation.

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