The Government issued a decree on the management of border gates, detailing regulations on State supervision and control at the gates, as well as the entrance and exit of people and goods through the gates.

The legal document puts the flow of goods and people, including the exit, entry, transit, export, and import, under strict control by agencies of the State.

The decree promulgates the rules applicable to border gate zones; entry, exit and residence in these zones; as well as restrictions and temporary cessation of entry and exit via land border gates and land routes.

It also stipulates that all individuals and goods must be accompanied by complete and valid legal papers to pass through border gates, complying with the principles and procedures prescribed by import, export, entry and exit legislation as well as relevant national and international treaties to which Vietnam is a signatory member.-VNA