The Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce holds a conference to celebrate the Dien Bien Phu Victory. (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – The Dien Bien Phu Victory which ended the French colonial rule in Vietnam (May 7, 1954) was celebrated at a conference held by the Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce in Vientiane on May 16. More than 200 officials of the Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce watched a documentary on the victory 65 years ago, which helped them understand more about the significance of the triumph to the revolutionary development of the three Indochinese nations of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, as well as the special solidarity and fighting alliance between Vietnam and Laos. Vietnamese Defence Attache in Laos Colonel Tao Van Thai said the Dien Bien Phu Victory is the win shared by the people of the Indochinese nations, and the triumph of the Vietnam-Laos special solidarity and fighting alliance. He thanked the Lao Party, State and people for their … [Read more...] about Lao ministry celebrates Dien Bien Phu Victory
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The ceremony saw the presence of Lao Deputy Minister of National Defence, Lieutenant General Phuvong Vongphom, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung, Vietnamese Defence Attaché to Laos Tao Van Thai and others. Speaking at the ceremony, Lao Deputy Minister of National Defence Phuvong Vongphom said that the Lao army and people are delighted to coordinate with the Party, State, army and people of Vietnam to hold the ceremony to mark the Dien Bien Phu Victory. He noted that the Dien Bien Phu victory was the greatest victory in the history of fighting against invaders of the Vietnamese Army and people, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh. It was not only a victory of the Vietnamese Army and people, but also a victory of the Lao and Cambodian people, who allied with Vietnam to fight against the common enemy to liberate the country and force the enemy to recognise the national independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of … [Read more...] about Laos celebrates 65th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory
Vietnamese Defence Attache in Laos Colonel Tao Van Thai speaks at the event. (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – The Lao Ministry of National Defence and the Vietnamese Defence Attache Office in Laos on May 9 held a ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7) which ended the French rule in Vietnam. In his opening remarks, Lao Deputy Defence Minister Lt. Gen. Phuvong Vongphom recalled the victory of the Vietnamese army and people 65 years ago, saying it is also the victory of Lao and Cambodian peoples who shared the same energy and the goal of national liberation with Vietnam. Under the sound leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the Vietnam People’s Army and people have gained successes in reform, revolutionary achievement protection and socialism building, significantly contributing to peace and stability in Asia-Pacific and the world at large, he said. This has created great momentum for the Lao army and people in national defence … [Read more...] about Dien Bien Phu victory celebrated in Laos
65 years ago on the Muong Thanh plain, in the midst of the Northwestern mountains and forests, the Vietnamese people and armed forces, under the leadership of the Party headed by President Ho Chi Minh, fought the strategic battle of Dien Bien Phu. After 56 days of relentless, valiant and ingenious combat, on the afternoon of May 7, 1954, the Vietnamese people and armed forces defeated the French colonialists’ last-ditch effort and gained the Dien Bien Phu Victory, which resounded across the five continents and shook the world, ending the resistance war against the aggressive French colonialists and marking a great turning point in the Vietnamese people’s history of struggle for national construction and defence. The Dien Bien Phu Victory is the zenith of the Vietnamese art of war. Together with Bach Dang, Chi Lang and Dong Da, the Dien Bien Phu Victory has gone down in national history as an epic of great heroism with bright examples of gallantry, affirming the Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Heroic spirit of Dien Bien Phu Victory shines forever!
At the conference to promote trade, investment and tourism in Dien Bien province. (Photo: dienbien.gov.vn) Dien Bien (VNA) – Experts gathered at a recent conference in the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien, discussing measures to promote local trade, investment and tourism. According to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Van Quy, besides huge potential to develop a wide range of tourism products, the province boasts strengths to branch out hydropower plants on three main rivers of Da, Ma and Me Kong. Housing Muong Thanh airport and two border gates on the Vietnam-Laos border line, Dien Bien province has great opportunities to bolster international trade towards turning itself into a transit hub in the north, which helps connect Vietnam’s northwestern region with northern Laos, southwestern China, and northeastern Myanmar. Quy also pointed out that Dien Bien’s poor infrastructure and tourism products have failed to boost local … [Read more...] about Dien Bien conference seeks to promote trade, tourism