The remains of these martyrs, found in Laos’ Salavan and Sekong provinces and brought home by Collection Team 192 of the Thua Thien - Hue Military Command during the 2016-2017 period, were re-buried at the cemetery.

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Provincial leaders and representatives from the State and from Salavan and Sekong attended the ceremony.

They laid wreaths and offered incense to pay tribute to the martyrs.

Delivering a speech at the event, Nguyen Hong Son, commander of the provincial Military Command, highlighted the sacrifice of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and specialists as contributing to cementing the Vietnam-Lao special friendship and solidarity.

Representative from the Salavan Military Command stressed the province will continue educating young generations on the sacrifice of the Vietnamese soldiers and specialists in Laos.

He vowed to boost cooperation with Thua Thien – Hue, particularly in searching for martyrs’ remains.

Over the last decade, along with the assistance of the Lao Party, Government and people, Collection Team 192 found and repatriated over 800 sets of remains of the Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and specialists who died in Laos.

Source: VNA