A short-term course providing lessons on Vietnamese language for staff of the General Department of Politics under the Public Security Ministry of Laos opened in Vientiane on September 20 (Photo: VNA)
 
Vientiane (VNA) – A short-term course providing lessons on Vietnamese language for staff of the General Department of Politics under the Public Security Ministry of Laos opened in Vientiane on September 20.

The opening ceremony of the course was attended by Major General Alou Valyxu, head of the General Department of Politics and Nguyen Thanh Tung, Minister at Vietnamese Embassy in Laos, along with head of the representative office of Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security in Laos Major General Hoang Quang Huong, and staff of the General Department of Politics of Laos.

Addressing the event, Major General Alou Valyxu said it is the first-ever Vietnamese language class to be held in the General Department of Politics, which aims to improve the foreign language skills of its staff and members of its department’s youth union in order to raise the quality of their work.

The six-month Vietnamese language course is comprised of 44 students, who will be taught by teachers and textbooks from Vietnam. –VNA