Youth from the Lao province of Savanakhet and Vietnam’s Quang Tri province are boosting cooperation to maintain peace and friendship in border areas.

Youth unions from the two provinces held a meeting on July 27 in the Huong Hoa district of Quang Tri as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two provinces to increase exchanges and meetings to share experiences.

On the occasion, a joint group of volunteer youth to maintain peace and friendship at border areas in Huong Phung commune and Thanh commune in Huong Hoa district was unveiled.

The two sides pledged to increase voluntary activities and mutual assistance as well as coordinate to prevent immigration, human trafficking, drug trafficking and cross-border smuggling.-VNA