VN, Laos foster cooperation in national defence

18:25 | 20/01/2015

VGP – Minister of National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh and his Lao counterpart Sengnoune Sayalath in Ha Noi on January 20 signed a protocol and plan on bilateral cooperation for 2015.

Accordingly, the two ministries continue exchanging delegations at all levels, sharing information and intensifying management and protection of the two countries’ shared border line. 


Two sides will coordinate in search for and repatriation of the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who died in Laos during wartime.


In addition, Viet Nam is helping Laos in training military officials and implementing a number of infrastructure and welfare projects.


At the signing ceremony, Minister Sengnoune Sayalath expressed his thanks for Viet Nam’s support to Laos’ past struggle for national liberation as well as its current process of national construction and defence.


                                                                                                                   By Vien Nhu