On August 4, the Minister of Commerce, Gao Hucheng who was leading the Chinese delegation of trade and economy, met with the Premier of Laos, Thongloun.
Minster Gao Hucheng passed on the kind greeting and pleasant hopes from Premier Li Keqiang to Premier Thongloun. Both sides gave positive comments on the good result of friendly cooperation and mutual benefit between China and Laos , expressed that China would like to take the 55th anniversary of China and Laos as an opportunity to develop diplomatic relationship, implement the consensus the leaders have reached, make use of China-Laos Economic and trade cooperation committee to strengthen cooperation and communication, and promote the mutual beneficial cooperation in all directions. Ministry Gao Hucheng introduced the process of implementing the consensus of the two countries’ leaders to Premier Thongloun. He also gave suggestions on accelerating connecting China-Laos development strategy, implementing the consensus of the leaders on development aid, keeping amplifying the amount of investment and cooperation, energizing economic cooperation on frontier areas, promoting regional economic cooperation and etc.
Premier Thongloun pleasantly recollected the meeting with Premier Li Keqiang in Ulan Bator. He also gave suggestions on the core fields and vital programs of Laos-China trade-economy cooperation and stated that he will guide China-Laos Economic and Trade Cooperation Committee himself and raise Laos-China trade and economy cooperation to a new level. Chinese ambassador to Laos and the vice Ministry of Commerce Wang Shouwen attended the related activities.