(VOV) – Vietnam and Laos have found and repatriated more than 16,400 sets of Vietnamese martyrs’ remains over the past 20 years.
- Remains of Vietnamese martyrs repatriated from Laos, Cambodia
- Vietnamese martyrs’ remains repatriated from Laos
- Remains of Vietnamese martyrs repatriated from Laos
Laos Vice President Bounnhang Vorachit announced the figure at a June 18 reception for Vietnam’s Deputy National Defence Minister Sen. Lt. Gen.Nguyen Thanh Cung, visiting Laos as the government’s Special Mission leader from June 16-19.
Vorachit spoke highly of the improvements in coordinating both countries’ Special Missions tasked with searching for and repatriating the remains of Vietnamese martyrs.
He thanked the Vietnamese Party, State, and people for sacrificing their citizens and children in the name of the independence, freedom, and prosperity now enjoyed by the two nations.
The recent conferment of orders, medals, and merit certificates to 473 Lao organisations and individuals only reinforced the special bilateral friendship, he said.
The Vice President said he will personally direct the Lao Government’s Special Mission, its localities, and people to ensure the search, collection, and repatriation of Vietnamese martyrs’ remains is given the best chance of success.