This was part of the plan to increase the number of border markers between Vietnam and Laos in Nghe An province.
Nghe An established two teams to undertake the task, which was a difficult one because most of the new locations are in complicated terrain over 1,500m above sea level.
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Source: VOVAn Giang (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen attended an inaugural ceremony of border marker No.275 in the southern province of An Giang’s Tinh Bien district on December 26. Earlier on the same day, the two leaders participated in a similar event to inaugurate border marker No.30 and the road connecting two checkpoints of the Le Thanh-O Za Dao international border gate in Duc Co district in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai. With markers No.30 and No.275, the two countries finished defining and building all key markers at 10 international…... [read more]
Participants examined ways of streamlining imports and exports via road networks linking Tay Ninh Province with Laotian and Cambodian localities.Tay Ninh shares a 240km border with Cambodia incorporating the Moc Bai and Xa Mat international border gates as well as 14 other border gates. Import-export activities conducted through Tay Ninh accounts for one-third of the total Vietnam-Cambodia import-export value. Two-way trade exceeded US$4.1 billion in 2012.Southern businesses wanting to export products to Laos must currently cross over through Quang Tri Province’s Lao Bao border gate - an expensive 1,000km away. Exporting via Tay Ninh would cut travel distances to only…... [read more]
Vietnam-Laos cooperation strengthenedOn the morning of September 9, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, his wife and a delegation from the Government arrived in Vientiane for their official friendship visit to Laos.After the welcome ceremony, talks were held between PM Nguyen Tan Dung and his Lao counterpart Thongsing Thammavong in which both sides agreed upon a score of measures to consolidate and develop the special relationship and comprehensive cooperation, and implement cooperation agreements on economics, trade and investment, with the aim of bringing bilateral trade turnover to US$2 billion by 2015.The two PMs agreed to increase closer cooperation in national security…... [read more]
On theoccasion, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has written an article on theupgrade and increase of border markers between Vietnam and Laos .Vietnam News Agency would like to introduce a translated excerpt of thearticle.Vietnam and Laos share a border of more than2,000km running from north to south. This is the longest land borderlinethat Vietnam shares with a neighbouring country. With theborderline running along the two countries, Vietnam and Laos havedeveloped a traditional special friendship, solidarity and closeattachment with their people assisting each other through eithercountry’s history. During the fight for national liberation andindependence, even in the most difficult period, the…... [read more]
The last border marker on the Vietnam-Laos borderline will beinaugurated at a ceremony at the gate separating the Vietnamese town ofThanh Thuy in Nghe An province and the Lao town of Nam On in Bolykhamsayprovince on July 9. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dungand his Lao counterpart Thongsing Thammavong will attend the ceremony tocelebrate the completion of building border markers along the twocountries’ shared border, which is seen as a key component of theircooperation for development. Vietnam and Laos share a borderline of 2,067 km which runs across 10 Vietnamese provinces: Dien Bien,Son La, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang…... [read more]
The target was put forwardat the third meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Joint Committee on BorderMarker Planting, held in the central city of Da Nang from August21-23. The Vietnamese delegation was led by DeputyForeign Minister Ho Xuan Son, who is also Chair of the National BorderCommittee and Chair of the Vietnam-Laos Joint Committee on Border MarkerPlanting. The Laos delegation was headed byDeputy Foreign Minister, President of the Laos-Vietnam Joint BorderMarker Planting Committee, Bounkeut Sangsomsak. The two sides spoke highly of the efforts of the joint committee inplanting more border markers between Laos and Vietnam . Between February and August, 2010, the…... [read more]
The marker No. 597 on the Vietnam-Laos border (Photo:VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese and Lao chairpersons of the two countries’ joint committee for border marker planting held a meeting in Hanoi on March 1 and 2. The two sides lauded the completion of the Vietnam-Laos project on increasing and upgrading national markers along their shared border line as scheduled. The project has established a system of 1,002 markers and stakes, defining a stable, clear and easy-to-recognise border line between the two countries. They agreed to ask the two governments to early organise a ceremony to mark the completion of the project…... [read more]
According to Colonel Ha DuyHom from the Son La team, markers can only be planted during the dry season asthe weather is favourable for transportation of materials to border marker siteswhich are inaccessible by car. The eight border markers, No. 150th to157th, will be located on the border section shared by Muong Leo commune in SonLa’s Cop Sop district and Siengkho commune of Laos ’ Huaphanh province. Fivemarkers, No. 145th to No. 149th, have been planted on this section.SonLa shares 250 km of border with Laos ’ Huaphanh and Luang Prabangprovinces.According to the project to upgrade and augment border markersalong…... [read more]
Present at the inauguration were the Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ho Xuan Son, who is also the head of the National Border Committee and Vietnam-Laos Joint Committee for Landmark Planting; and Laos’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bounkeut Sangsomsak, head of the Laos- Vietnam Joint Committee for Landmark Planting; as well as leaders and people from Quang Tri and Salavan provinces and people from the two countries.Construction of landmark 635 began on September 3, 2010. It is one of the 16 major landmarks along the Vietnam-Laos border and the only one between Quang Tri and Salavan provinces.The two…... [read more]
Since 2007, sixteen-boundary markers have been rected in eight other positions.Twenty-six markers are to be installed at 14 locations on the 130km between Vietnam’s Dak Nong province and Cambodia’s eastern Mondulkiri province, according to plan. All are made of granite, 1.7m high each. The national marker programme aims to ensure the security and sovereignty of each country and help reduce poverty and eliminate hunger in the two provinces.... [read more]