Martyrs’ remains repatriated from Laos hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Vientiane (VNA) – The Vientiane Special Task Board held a ceremony on May 3 to hand over three sets of martyrs’ remains of Vietnamese volunteers and soldiers who died in Laos.

The remains were found in the capital city of Laos by the Ha Tinh provincial Special Task Board in cooperation with the Special Task Board of the Vientiane Military Command.

Addressing the ceremony, Vice Mayor of Vientiane Sihun Siththilusay acknowledged the support Vietnam provided for Laos during its revolution.

Vice Chairman of the Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee Dang Quoc Vinh expressed his hope that the Government, Military and people of Laos will continue working with the province in the search for Vietnamese martyrs’ remains.

The Vientiane Special Task Board has found as many as 117 sets of remains of Vietnamese martyrs.-VNA