Work started on Nov. 18 to build a pair of markers at the Ta Vat-Tonlecham border gate between the southern province of Binh Phuoc of Vietnam and Kampongcham province of Cambodia.

The marker, the first of its kind on the borderline between the two provinces, is being built under a master plan on land demarcation between Vietnam and Cambodia .

Addressing the ground-breaking ceremony, leaders of the two provinces shared the view that the project will contribute to meeting the desires of the people of the two countries to build a common border of peace and solidarity, as well as long-lasting and sustainable development.

Construction of marker No. 78 is being carried out by the Binh Phuoc military command is expected to be completed in January of 2010.

Under the plan, Binh Phuoc was assigned to build 26 border markers with Cambodia . So far, the province has completed 13./.