Recently, Mayor Zhou Hongbo met with the Consul General of Laos in Nanning, Vansy Vilignaphone at the Nanning Municipal People’s Government.
Zhou Hongbo expressed his gratitude to Ms. Vansy Vilignaphone for her efforts to promote exchanges and cooperation between Nanning and Laos in various fields. And he hoped to strengthen cooperation between the two sides in the financial field and smart city construction in the next step, further explore and deepen exchanges and cooperation in all fields, share the dividends of the "Belt and Road" Initiative and the construction of New Western Land-Sea Corridor, and jointly promote the development of China and Laos in the new era. Vansy Vilignaphone said that the remarkable achievements in the rapid development of Nanning were very impressive, and the long-standing friendship between the two countries would be renewed with new vitality. She also hoped that with the Friendship City as a carrier, the two sides will promote cooperation in economic and trade, agriculture, tourism, education, and smart cities, facilitate the people-to-people exchanges, and contribute to a new level of comprehensive strategic partnership between Laos and China.