(VOV) – Laos has awarded its distinctions to three collectives and 185 individuals in the Vietnamese Central Highland province of Kon Tum on June 6.
The awards are part of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year 2013.
The Office of the Kon Tum Provincial Party Committee, the provincial Office of the National Assembly delegation, and the Office of the provincial People’s Council were presented with the Friendship Order.
The Office of the provincial People’s Committee also received the Labour Order, First Class.
Six of the honoured individuals were given the Independence Order (Second Class), 17 earned the Independence Order (Third Class), and 76 received Friendship Badges.
The awards recognise the contributions Kon Tum’s collectives and residents have made to expanding, developing, and consolidating the Vietnam-Laos friendship generally as well as Kon Tum’s relationships with Attapeu and other southern Lao provinces.