1Lao former leader meets CPC senior official .
2Former General Secretary of the Lao People 's Revolutionary Party -LRB- LPRP -RRB- Central Committee and Laotian President Khamtai Siphandone met with senior Communist Party of China -LRB- CPC -RRB- official Liu Yunshan in Champasak Province of Laos on Friday , according to a press release of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee issued here .
3Liu , member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee , is on a friendly visit to Laos .
4During the meeting , Liu said China and Laos have boasted political mutual trust and mutual-beneficial economic cooperation in the past nearly five decades .
5Liu said China treasures the traditional friendship with the Lao party , government and people , and would like to continue to deepen exchanges and cooperation with Laos in politics , economy , culture and other sectors .
6China is willing to join hands with Laos to advance bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership , said Liu .
7Khamtai said the friendly cooperative relations between Laos and China , forged by generation of leaders of the two countries , have been deepened in the past years .
8Khamtai said Laos is ready to work together with China to develop multi-faceted cooperation and bring benefits for the two peoples .