Twenty-five collectives and individuals in central Da Nang city have received the Lao noble Order of Isala, Labour Order and Independence and Friendship Medals for their contributions to Laos’s socio-economic development.

A ceremony was held in Da Nang city on October 3 where Khambun Duongpannha, Governor of the Lao province of Salavan, on behalf of the Lao Prime Minister, presented the distinctions to the recipients.

The Lao official said he hopes Da Nang will do more to help Laos grow.

Chairman of the Da Nang People’s Committee Van Huu Chien highlighted the special friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.

He pledged that his city will exert more efforts to work with Lao friends to promote bilateral special solidarity and cooperative ties between the two countries in general and between Da Nang and Lao localities in particular.-VNA