China, laos to build community of shared future

Added On November 14, 2017

China and Laos on Monday agreed to build a community of shared future with strategic importance during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the Southeast Asian country.
President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, arrived in Laos Monday.
 It marks the first visit in 11 years by a Chinese head of state and top CPC leader to this neighboring country.
Later,  Xi held a meeting with  Bounnhang Vorachit, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and president of Laos.
The two leaders agreed to strengthen exchanges and mutual learning, and push forward China's reform and opening up and Laos' reform and renewal.
They will continue to consolidate the China-Laos traditional friendship, and strive to lift their long-standing and stable comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership to a new stage.
The leaders noted that the two countries are socialist states led by Communist parties. 
They agreed to jointly build a community of shared future with strategic importance based on mutual trust.
They said this is in accordance with the fundamental interests and common expectations of the two parties, two countries and two peoples, and is also conducive to the noble cause of peace and development for mankind.