April 19, 2017 | 20:37 (GMT+7)
A contest to study the history of Vietnam- Laos friendship launched
PANO – A contest named “Studying the history of Vietnam- Laos special friendship” was kicked off on April 18 in Hanoi by the Central Commission for Information and Education.
The contest aimed to promote the dissemination and education for the youths of the two countries on the two countries’ revolutionary traditions, especially the special friendship between Vietnam and Laos in the struggles against common enemies in the national liberation and development cause of the two countries.
An artistic program to kick-start the Lao culture days in Vietnam. Photo: VOV
The event is also part of the activities in response to the “Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year 2017,” and celebration of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations (1962-2017) and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam- Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty (1977-2017).
According to the organizing panel, the contest, for all Vietnamese citizens and foreigners, is organized in two categories namely weekly tests posted on the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper; and writing tests announced by the organizing panel.
The closing and awarding ceremony is scheduled to take place in December 2017.
Translated by Chung Anh