Contest on border and border guards launched hinh anh 1Border guard force arrest a drug criminal (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A contest to learn about Vietnam’s border and border guards was launched on November 29 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Traditional Day of the Border Guard (March 3, 1959-2019) and the 30th All People's Border Guard Day (March 3, 1989-2019).

Speaking at the launch ceremony, Deputy Political Commissar of the Border Guard Command Maj. Gen. Phung Quoc Tuan said that the contest aims to spread the heroic tradition of the Border Guard Force.

It will also enhance the responsibility of military officers, soldiers and people for protecting national sovereignty and border security and help build a border of peace, stability, cooperation, and development.

The contest, open to all Vietnam citizens at home and abroad, includes a writing contest and multiple-choice questions. Written entries will be received from November 29, 2017 to November 20, 2018, while the online test will begin in January 2018 and end in January 2019.

The awards ceremony is slated for January 2019.-VNA