Representatives of Lao and Vietnamese youth will gather at a week-long
friendship exchange programme, to be held across four provinces of
Laos from August 22.
The information was released by the Ho
Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee (HCM CYUCC) in Hanoi
on August 16.
The 60 member delegation, led by Phan
Van Mai, Standing Secretary of the HCM CYUCC will tour the provinces of
Bolikhamxay, Khammoune, Salavan and Savannakhet.
said main activities will include a launch of the Vietnam-Laos border
youth friendship village , a dialogue on youth works and cooperation
and some charitable activities.
This annual event is an
opportunity for younger generations from the two countries to
strengthen their mutual understanding and learn more about the history
and traditions of the Vietnam-Laos special friendship, he added.
The event, co-hosted by the HCM CYUCCC and the Lao People’s
Revolutionary Youth Union, aims to mark the 50 th anniversary of the
establishment of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties and the Vietnam-Laos
Friendship Year in 2012.-VNA