He made the remarks while meeting with NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Hanoi, on January 19. Sengnouane Sayalat said that it is an honor for him to attend the APPF-26, noting that the collaboration between the two countries has been intensively promoted with practical results. He highly valued the cooperation and support that the Vietnamese NA has provided for its Lao counterpart, affirming that the Lao people always remember the valuable assistance offered by the Vietnamese Party, State and people. For her part, the senior Vietnamese legislator said that the Lao delegation’s participation in the APPF-26 manifests its great support for the Vietnamese National Assembly, expressing her belief that this would contribute to the meeting’s success. Sen. Lieut. Gen. Sengnouane Sayalat highly values the cooperation and support that the Vietnamese NA has provided for its Lao counterpart. She recalled the State visit to Vietnam made by Lao General Secrectary and President Bounnhang Vorachith last December, saying that it was an important milestone in the bilateral relations. The success of the Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Friendship and Solidarity Year in 2017 contributed to further bolstering the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive between the two nations, she added. Regarding the project to build the Lao National Assembly House, NA Chairwoman Ngan affirmed that the Vietnamese NA will work closely with the Lao side on the construction of the project since it is a symbol of the Vietnam-Laos friendship and special solidarity.