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The HCMC Vietnam – Laos Friendship Association


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1.     Title:

·        Hội Hữu nghị Việt – Lào Tp.Hồ Chí Minh (in Vietnamese)

·        The Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam – Laos Friendship Association (HVLFA) (in English)

2.     Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam–Laos Friendship Association (the Association) is an organization in Ho Chi Minh City, a member of the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) and the Central Vietnam–Laos Friendship Association.

3.     The HVLFA’s functions are in accordance with the Law of Vietnam and HUFO regulations. The Association has a legal entity, with its own stamp and bank account.

-        Main office     : 31 Lê Duẩn Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City,

Viet Nam

-        Telephone           : (84)-8-8296238

-        Fax                       : (84)-8-8232987

4.     The HVLFA’s functions are to strengthen and promote the mutual understanding, the multi-faceted cooperation, friendship and solidarity between Vietnamese people in general, Ho Chi Minh City people in particular and Laotian people.

5.     The HVLFA’s scope of activities is to:

-         Coordinate governmental institutions, people’s organizations and societies in organizing activities to boost friendship between the peoples of Vietnam and Laos.

-         Promote Vietnam to the Laotian people; introduce foreign and domestic policies of the Vietnamese government.

-         Inform the people of Vietnam about current issues in Laos.

-         Build and develop friendship and cooperation with Laos -Vietnam Society and other Laotian socio-political organizations through exchanging delegations and documents, such as photographs, films, publications and other activities.

-         Support trade and economic links, as well as cooperation in science - technology, education - training, culture, sports, tourism, between Vietnamese organizations and individuals, and their Laotian partners.

6.     The Executive Committee comprises:

·        Mr. Phan Xuân Biên, Chairman


·        Mrs. Phan Thị Anh Thư, Vice Chairwoman


·        Mv. Thích Thiện Tâm, Vice Chairman


All institutions, organizations, individuals who voluntarily join the HVLFA, complete the registration process and agree with the HVLFA’s mandates, purposes and regulations are recognized as members of HCMC Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association (as collective membership, sub-association, or individual membership). Subscriptions are based on the mutual and voluntary agreement. 









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