A training course on border defence for Lao military officers concluded in the northwestern province of Dien Bien on October 18.

The Border Guard Command of Dien Bien province, the course’s organizer, presented graduation certificate to 55 trainees, who are officers of the Military Commands of Phongsaly and Udomxay provinces of Laos .

The course provided the Lao officers with basic and up-to-date knowledge in border management and defence as well as Vietnam ’s experience in dealing with possible problems arising in border areas.-VNA