Vietnam and Laos plan to hold a ceremony to mark the completion of their land border marker planting in July at the Thanh Thuy-Nam On border gate between Vietnam ’s central Nghe An province and Laos ’ Bolikhamsay province.

A proposal for the ceremony was made at a meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Joint Committee on Border Marker Planting in Hanoi on May 28.

The Vietnamese delegation to the meeting was led by Deputy Foreign Minister Ho Xuan Son, who is also Head of the National Boundary Commission and Chairman of the Vietnam-Laos Joint Committee on Border Marker Planting, while the Lao delegation was headed by Bounkeut Sangsomsack , Deputy Foreign Minister, Head of the National Border Committee and Chairman of the Laos-Vietnam Joint Committee on Border Marker Planting.

At the meeting, the two sides reviewed their work since 2008, and expressed their pleasure at the completion of upgrading land markers along the Vietnam-Laos common border line thanks to efforts of the two governments and relevant ministries, sectors and localities.-VNA