Heads of the delegations signed the MoU for 2019 (Photo: VNA)
 
Quang Binh (VNA) – Delegations of the central border province of Quang Binh and Laos’ Khammouane province on November 22 held talks and inked a comprehensive friendship cooperation agreement between the two localities.

At the meeting in Quang Binh’s Dong Hoi city, the delegations briefed each other on the implementation by each side of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two provinces. Accordingly, Quang Binh and Khammouane have maintained sound cooperation in border security-order as well as the annual cross-talk mechanism between local authorities and competent agencies.

On the occasion, heads of the delegations signed the MoU for 2019, which demonstrates the high consensus in comprehensive cooperation in the spirit of the special friendship and solidarity between the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Lao People's Revolutionary Party, and the people of the two nations as well as the two localities.

The two sides also vowed to continue close, regular and effective collaboration between their authorities, management agencies and border guards.

They agreed to bolster cooperation in border gate development, contributing to the socio-economic growth in the border area, along with activities in tourism and transport, among others.

Quang Binh and Khammouane provinces over the years have handed over 53 dossiers and blueprints in the building of border markers to each other and signed documents on the protection of the markers between the two provinces.-VNA