A commercial fair opened in Quang Tri central province’s Dong Ha city on July 25 as part of a transnational festival, the Saigon Giai phong newspaper has reported.

The fair, which will run until July 31, is the first in a series of activities under the 2012 ‘Trans-Asia Bridge Span’ festival in Quang Tri province.

The fair accommodates more than 400 stands from Vietnam , Laos and Thailand .

As part of the festival, there will be an international conference on tourism development cooperation in the East West Economic Corridor, an art performance, and the annual meeting on development cooperation among three provinces, Thailand’s Mukdahan, Laos’ Savanakhet, and Vietnam’s Quang Tri.-VNA