Chinese, Lao PMs exchange congratulations on opening of China-Laos Railway

Xinhua, December 4, 2021

A traditional ceremony is held for the smooth operation of the China-Laos Railway at the Vientiane railway station in Vientiane, capital of Laos, Dec. 2, 2021. (Photo by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh on Friday exchanged congratulations on the opening of the China-Laos Railway.

In the congratulatory messages, they stressed the two sides are willing to make joint efforts to ensure the operation and maintenance of the railway, promote comprehensive development along the route, and strive to maximize its economic and social effect, so as to bring benefits to both countries and their people.