Major General Phan Van Giang, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, on August 26 received visiting Colonel Chantha Mungkhum, head of the Public Security General Department under the Lao Ministry of Public Security.

At the meeting, host and guest recalled the fine traditions between the two countries’ people and armed forces over the past time.

Both affirmed that the fruitful people-to-people diplomacy, especially along the Vietnam-Laos shared border, has contributed to building a border of stability, peace and friendship.

They highlighted the need for the Border Guard of Vietnam and the Lao Public Security General Department to increase the exchange of delegations as well as experience and information sharing while engaging in joint patrols to ensure political security in the border area.-VNA