Vietnamese and Lao children hold hands (Photo: VNA)

Dak Lak (VNA) – Officials of Dak Lak, on August 16, received delegations of Vietnamese and Lao children who are taking part in a friendship summer camp in the Central Highlands province.

At the reception, Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Tran Quoc Cuong said exchange activities among children from both nations have fostered traditional relationship and comprehensive cooperation between the two parties, governments and people.

The exchanges also help implement joint programmes between the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union, he added.

Cuong asked the children to make an effort in learning and contributing to their homeland as well as to bilateral relations.

On the occasion, Cuong presented Dak Lak’s insignia to the Lao children delegation.

The 2017 Vietnam – Laos friendship summer camp took place in Gia Lai, Kon Tum and Dak Lak provinces in the Central Highlands and in Khanh Hoa province in the central region from August 13 to 17. It has created a playground for Vietnamese and Lao kids to involve in various musical, cultural and sport activities.

The camp is part of activities in celebration of the 55-year diplomatic relations between the two countries.-VNA