A ceremony was held at a war cemetery in Do Luong district, central Nghe An province on April 25 to rebury the remains of 31 volunteer Vietnamese soldiers and advisors who died on the battlefields of Laos.

Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Xuan Dai expressed his deep gratitude to the heroes who laid down their lives for the national independence as well as the fraternal solidarity and friendship between the two nations.

He thanked the authorities, armed forces and people of Laos ’ Xiengkhouang, Vientiane and Xaysomboun provinces for their whole-hearted support and assistance.

Earlier, the authorities and people in the three Lao provinces held a requiem for the fallen Vietnamese before their remains were brought back to their homeland.-VNA