Quang Tri: La Lay to become model int’l border gate hinh anh 1The La Lay International Border Gate (Source: dostquangtri.gov.vn)

The La Lay Border Gate, which links the central province of Quang Tri and the Lao southern province of Salavan, will be developed into a model international border gate in line with a plan recently approved by the Prime Minister.

Under the project, the gate will become a new development driving force of Quang Tri, serving as an important bridge connecting Vietnam ’s central provinces and Lao, Thai and Cambodian localities along the East-West Economic Corridor.

It is also hoped to promote economic, investment, cultural and tourism ties among boundary provinces of Vietnam and Laos , contributing to improving socio-economic development and maintaining security-defence in these areas.

The gate will be equipped with modern equipment and its activities will be managed by advanced technology system , thus meeting the industrialisation and moderlisation process of the locality in particular and of the country in general.

Total investment needed to develop the border gate and run its functional activities for the 2015-2020 period is estimated at nearly 2.4 trillion VND (106.6 million USD).-VNA