Laos and Vietnam agree to advance tech and innovation cooperation


Vietnamese Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat (L) and Lao Minister of Technology and Communications Boviengkham Vongdara exchange the minutes of the first session of the Vietnam-Laos Committee for Cooperation in Technology and Innovation in Vientiane, Laos, on May 28. - Photo: Vietnam News/ANN

VIENTIANE (Xinhua): Laos' Ministry of Technology and Communications and Vietnam's Ministry of Science and Technology agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in technology and innovation.

Representatives from the two sides convened the first Laos-Vietnam Technology and Innovation Cooperation Committee Meeting, according to a report from the Lao ministry on Wednesday.

During the meeting held here on Tuesday, participants discussed diversifying forms of joint work to meet the sustainable development strategies of each country.

The two sides agreed to systematically consult on the organization and management of technology and innovation to effectively utilize the potential of both countries in this field.

Regarding the collaboration direction for 2024-2026, they agreed to continue sharing experience in state management and policy planning.

Both countries while supporting the building of institutional and legal frameworks related to high technology, high-tech zones, technology services, innovation management, startups, and technology transfer. - Xinhua

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