Vietnam-China border friendship cultural house inaugurated in Lai Chau hinh anh 1The inaugural ceremony (Source: VNA)
Lai Chau (VNA) – The Vietnam-China Border Friendship Cultural House was inaugurated in Po To hamlet, Huoi Luong commune, Phong Tho district, the northern province of Lai Chau on September 23.

The house demonstrates the friendship and cooperation between Vietnamese and Chinese defence ministries as well as people of Po To hamlet and Gejie hamlet of China, contributing to solidarity between the two countries, for a common border of peace, friendship, cooperation and development.

The inaugural ceremony forms part of the ongoing fourth Vietnam-China border defence friendship exchange programme.

Po To and Gejie hamlets established the twin relationship in 2014 in a bid to enhance their neighbourliness and support in production and daily life, while joining hands in protecting the common border line.

At a conference held on the same day, the two sides reviewed their collaboration over the past time and agreed on measures to deepen the relationship in the time ahead.

Gao Hai, head of Gejie, said over the past time, the two hamlets have regularly organised cultural activities and friendship exchanges, and partnered in environmental protection.

The same day, delegates to the programme witnessed a joint exercise on anti-terrorism between border guards of Lai Chau province and China’s Mengzi area. -VNA