VIENTIANE, September 19. /ITAR-TASS/. A delegation of the Federation Council, the upper house of the Russian parliament, will visit Laos on Friday and attend the 35th General Assembly of the ASEAN Parliamentary Assembly, Council Chairperson Valentina Matviyenko said on Thursday.
“The Asia Pacific region is the most dynamic part of the world and home to 40% of the world’s population,” she told journalists ahead of the trip.
During the visit, the delegation will hold meetings with Laotian top officials.
“Laos is a close and friendly country. We have a rich experience of cooperation but it is important to see how to balance and diversify our trade, expand investment cooperation and develop humanitarian ties,” she said.