Son La ready for Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017

Son La province on Wednesday hosted celebrations of Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017, which marks the 55th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties and 40 years since the two countries signed the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation.

A highlight of the event was the Vietnam-Laos cultural, sports, and tourism festival, attended by 9 Vietnamese provinces and 10 Lao provinces. Photos of people and potentials of 9 provinces sharing a border with Laos were on display.

President Tran Dai Quang awarded orders and medals to 88 Lao leaders and inaugurated the Vietnam-Laos revolutionary historical relic site in Lao Kho hamlet, Yen Chau district.

Activities will continue through Friday.

Source: VOV5