Vietnam hands over newly-built high school to Lao province hinh anh 1At the ceremony (Source: VNA)
A school built with funding from the Vietnamese government, was inaugurated in the northern Lao province of Luang Namtha on July 29 after 18 months of construction.

Implemented by authorities of Vinh Phuc and Luang Namtha provinces, the project has an investment of 75 billion VND (3.57 million USD) and is the second funded by Vietnam’s non-refundable aid.

The new Vieng Phu Kha high school, covering more than 1,300 sq.m, has a three-storied building with 40 classrooms, a meeting hall, a library and two lounge rooms for the faculty.

The Lao government paid for site clearance, lighting, water and electricity supplies, and fence around the football pitch, cost nearly 9 billion VND (428,000 USD.

Deputy Chairman of the Laos – Vietnam Cooperation Sub-committee Khampheuy Keokinnaly, in his speech, hailed the project as a symbol of the special friendship and solidarity between the two Parties, States and peoples.

Secretary of the Party Committee and Governor of Luang Namtha province Pheththavone Philavan vowed to put the Vietnamese government’s gift to its best use over the long term, contributing to educating young generations about the special ties between the two countries.-VNA