Quang Tri holds seminar on region’s historical events

An international seminar of historical events in Laos and Vietnam’s Central region was held at the Lao Bao border gate, central province of Quang Tri, September 8.

Politburo member Truong Tan Sang speaks at the seminar

The discussion was attended by local leaders, including former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu; Mr. Truong Tan Sang, Politburo Member of the Communist Party and Permanent Member of Secretariat of the Party Central Committee; Mr. To Huy Rua, head of the Party Central Committee Commission of Propaganda and Training and chair of the Steering Board for compilation of the history of the special Vietnam-Laos relationship.

The seminar also welcomed Laotian leaders Samane Vinhaketh, Politburo member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and head of the LPRP Central Committee’s Steering Board for Ideology, Theory and Culture and chair of the Steering Board for compilation of the history of the special Vietnam-Laos relationship; and Phandouangchith Vongsa, member of the LPRP Central Committee (LPRP CC) and head of the LPRP CC’s Commission for Information and Training, as well as deputy chair of the Steering Board for compilation of the history of the special Vietnam-Laos relationship.

Mr. Truong Tan Sang stressed that the compilation steering board should focus on strategic locations and importance of Laos and Vietnam’s Central region, basing factors on victory of the two countries in the anti-American and French resistance wars and building the East-West Economic Corridor.

Mr. To Huy Rua highly appreciated the seminar’s clarified historical events of Laos and the Vietnam’s Central region and showed the special solidarity between the two countries.

The seminar was organized by the Vietnam’s Party Central Committee Commission of Propaganda and Training; and Department of Information and Training of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee.

Source VNA – Translated by Kim Khanh

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