Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Douangchay Phichith receives Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Thanh Cung in Vientiane, on June 8.
Both host and guest agreed to accelerate the search and gathering of the remains of Vietnamese soldiers in the dry season of 2012-2013.
Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Thanh Cung, who is leading a delegation from the Vietnamese Government’s Special Task Committee to visit Laos from June 7-11, thanked the Lao Party, State, the Lao Gov’t Special Task Committee, local authorities and people for facilitating Vietnam’s search teams to complete their task.
For his part, Lao Deputy PM Douangchay Phichith highlighted the co-operation between the two committees and said he hopes the two committees will better guide the meaningful work.