Following the Vietnamese and Lao Governments’ agreement on addressing undocumented migration and marriage in the two countries’ border regions, the two localities implemented surveys in Sekong province’s Dac Chung and Ka Lum districts.

The working session to discuss coordination in conducting a survey on undocumented migration and marriage in Quang Nam-Sekong border areas  

The surveys found that 17 Vietnamese people got married to Lao people and three Vietnamese migrated in the districts with unregistered papers.

Meanwhile, according to initial statistics, Quang Nam province found that 22 Lao persons married to locals without registered certificates and seven Lao nationals are living in its Nam Giang and Tay Giang districts undocumented.

From now to September 1, an official joint survey will be conducted in these districts to have specific and accurate figures to be reported to the two countries’ leaders.

Source: VNA