Vietnamese, Lao border guards conduct joint patrol

PANO Troops from the Tri Le Border Post of the Nghe An provincial Border Guard Command and militia force of Tri Le commune of Que Phong district, in association with Lao forces from Border Guard Company 217 of Laos' Houaphanh provincial Military Command and militiamen of Daend in hamlet of Phanthong hamlet grouping of Kone district, conducted a joint border patrol on March 23.

During the two-day program, the participating forces patrolled the shared borderline between the two border markers of 376 and 377. The patrol was carried out in line with both sides' border protocols and procedures of the two countries.

This regular event aimed to detect and resolve law violations along the borderline, and enhance collaboration to protect the shared border, contributing to maintaining political security and social order in the border localities of the two sides.

After the patrol, participating units reviewed the outcomes, signed the program's minutes and rolled out plans for the next event.

Source: People's Army Newspaper