Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang (L) hands over equipment to Lao officer (Source: VNA)
Vientiane (VNA) – Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang on December 25 handed over security equipment as gift from the Vietnamese Government to the Lao Government to serve the latter’s ASEAN Chairmanship work in 2016.

The package, worth nearly 220,000 USD, includes two high-speed canoes, four explosives trace detectors and 20 desktop computers and laptops.

Earlier, part of the package was handed over to Lao Deputy Prime Minister Thoonglun Sisulith by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at the second foreign ministerial level consultation between Vietnam and Laos held in Hanoi in November.

Vietnam also vowed to have more activities to help Laos intensify its security work to fulfil its role as the Chair of ASEAN.

Minister Quang is on a working visit to Laos.-VNA