PANO - The Party Central Commission for Communication and Education held a ceremony to honor winners of the first multiple-choice contest on Vietnam-Laos special relations on August 2nd.
After 4 months, about 100,000 people registered to participate in the test to mark the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year 2012, the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries and the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Treaty.
At the awards ceremony, the organizing panel presented 13 first, 13 second and 70 consolation prizes to the winners. The next tests will be run each week until November 20th, 2012.
Addressing the ceremony, Dr. Truong Minh Tuan, Deputy-Chief of the Party Central Commission for Propaganda and Education, asked relevant bodies to promote the contest to people at all levels to help it become a highlight of the Vietnam-Laos Year 2012.
Translated by Van Hieu