Lao nationals living in Đăk Glei district of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum were granted Vietnamese citizenship certificates during a ceremony on May 21. VNA/VNS Photo Cao Nguyên
KON TUM Seventeen Lao nationals living in Đăk Glei District of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum were granted Vietnamese citizenship during a ceremony yesterday.
The event was attended by officials from Sekong and Attapeu provinces of Laos.
The Lao migrants currently live in Dak Glei District’s Đăk Mon, Đăk Long and Đăk Nhoong Communes.
In accordance with President Nguyễn Phú Trọng’s Decision No. 561 dated April 3, 2019, a total of 38 individuals will receive Vietnamese citizenship. They reside in six communes in two districts of Đăk Glei and Ngọc Hồi of Kon Tum Province.
Following Dak Glei District, a similar ceremony will take place today to grant citizenship to the other 21 Lao nationals in Ngọc Hồi District’s Đăk Dục, Đăk Nông and Bờ Y Communes. VNS