On June 26, 2020, at Golden Lotus Convention Center, Bien Hoa City, Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association of Dong Nai Province held the 3rd Congress for the term of 2020-2025. Attending the Congress were Ms. Nguyen Hoa Hiep - Deputy Chairwoman of the Dong Nai Province People's Committee (DPPC), Vice President cum Secretary General of Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association Nguyen Van My; Consul General of the Lao PDR in Ho Chi Minh City Phimpha Keomixay and representatives of departments and sectors of Dong Nai Province and 150 official delegates.
Delivering her speech at the Congress, Deputy Chairwoman of the DPPC Nguyen Hoa Hiep emphasized that in the next term, the Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association needed to closely follow important events in diplomatic relations between the two countries to effectively implement the people-to-people diplomacy; continue to consolidate and build strong and effective chapters and inter-chapters; promote propaganda and introduce information to people in the province, especially young generations about history, country, people, culture, development, close relationship between the two countries.
Delegates posing for a group photo.
The Congress elected the Executive Board of Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association of Dong Nai Province, Batch III for the term of 2020 - 2025 with 23 members. Mr. Do Dang Tuoc continued to be re-elected Chairman of Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association of Dong Nai Province. On this occasion, 14 individuals and collectives received certificates of merit from the Central Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association and DPPC.