Viet Nam, Laos to increase border co-operation
THUA THIEN-HUE — An international conference on "Building a border of peace and friendship between Viet Nam and Laos" was held yesterday in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
The conference was co-chaired by President of the Viet Nam Fatherland Front's (VFF) Central Committee Huynh Dam and President of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Phandouangchit Vongsa.
Participants at the conference heard reports on the activities of the two fronts, which underlined the active communication campaigns to popularise policies and laws of the two governments and parties, as well as border treaties and regulations related to the protection of national sovereignty and building a border of peace and friendship.
The reports also highlighted the co-ordination between the two fronts and the local governments of provinces along the border in strengthening the solidarity and mutual support between people in the border area, and in promoting the socio-economic and cultural development in border areas. — VNS