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Vietnamese Volunteer Soldiers, Specialists’ Day Commemorated

The 70th anniversary of the traditional day of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and specialists in Laos (Oct 30) was commemorated with a grand ceremony held in Vientiane on Dec 26.

The commemoration event was attended by Vice President Phankham Viphavanh, and other senior officials of Laos and Vietnam, former Vietnamese volunteer soldiers, ministers, police and military officers, and students.

At the gathering, Gen. Chansamone Chanyalath, Minister of Defense expressed on behalf of the government, army and people of the Lao PDR heartfelt gratitude to the Party, government, army and people of Vietnam as well as former Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and specialists for their priceless contributions to the revolutionary cause and seizing final victories in Laos and Vietnam.

Source: Lao News Agency