Close to 500 children from the border province of Lang Son joined 70 of their peers from the province of Guangxi in China , in an exchange programme held in Lang Son City on June 13-14.

ll the children took part in a concert, dancing and singing songs about their love for their homeland and praising the friendship between Vietnam and China .

When addressing the gathering, the Vice President of Guangxi’s Youth Union Li Yangzhi, said that these kind of activities help to strengthen friendship between the young people of both countries as well as the relationship between both Parties and countries in general.

As part of the programme, the children from Lang Son and Guangxi offered incense at the Statue of President Ho Chi Minh in Lang Son City . They also visited the memorial to comrade Hoang Van Thu and planted trees at the local Children’s Palace.

According to the Secretary of Lang Son provincial Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Nguyen Minh Tho, the exchange is held annually, which helps to ensure a stable and peaceful border between both countries.-VNA