The Vietnamese language will be added to curricula at Lao schools and other education facilities built by the overseas Vietnamese (OV) community in the country next year.

Under a freshly-signed agreement between the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training and the Lao Ministry of Education and Sports, the Vietnamese side will welcome and provide training for 405 Lao officials, students, postgraduates and members of the OV community.

Both sides also agreed to assign Vietnamese lecturers to Lao public and private schools where they will teach the Vietnamese language.-VNA