The People’s Supreme Procuracy of Vietnam on October 23 was presented with the Issara (Freedom) Order, second class, of the Lao Government.

The Order was handed over by Khamsan Souvong, Head of the Lao People’s Supreme Procuracy, who also presented the Freedom Order, third class to the former Head of the People’s Supreme Procuracy, Tran Quoc Vuong, and the current Head, Nguyen Hoa Binh.

On the occasion, two Friendship Orders of Laos were awarded to the judicial procuracy training school and Tran Cong Phan, Deputy Head of the People’s Supreme Procuracy.

The Order presentation was made at a time when the two countries are celebrating the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year, the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties and the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Friendship and Cooperation Treaty.

Speaking at the ceremony, Nguyen Hoa Binh said that the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Laos, which has been continuously reinforced by generations of the two countries’ leaders, is one of crucial factors to ensure success of each country’s national construction and defence.

The two procuracy agencies will continue coordinating in implementing effectively the signed cooperation minutes, and exchanging delegations at all levels to share experience in the field, Binh added.-VNA