VIENTIANE, June 10 (Xinhua) -- He Guoqiang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), arrived here Sunday afternoon, starting his three-day official visit to Laos.
He Guoqiang, who is also head of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, delivered a written speech at the airport, applauding the robust growth of China-Laos relations which have brought concrete profits to the two peoples and promoted the peace and stability in the region and the world.
"The development of a comprehensive, strategic and cooperative partnership between China and Laos serves to the common aspirations of the two peoples," "He Guoqiang said, noting that the profound transition that is shaping the world has offered opportunities as well as challenges for the both two nations' socialist construction and the development of the bilateral relations.
During the visit, He Guoqiang is expected to meet Laotian leaders and attend a series of public activities aimed at strengthening bilateral strategic communication, expanding strategic mutual trust and boosting mutually beneficial cooperation to a higher level.
Laos is the first leg of He Guoqiang's four-nation tour which will also bring him to Cambodia, Malaysia and Russia.