The delegation included representatives of the Quang Ninh provincial authorities, the Department of Foreign Relations, the Border Guard Command, and relevant agencies.

During the visit to Quang Ninh province, the delegation inspected the Observatory of Tra Co Border Station in Mong Cai city, the Mong Cai International Border Gate, the Hoanh Mo Border Gate, and accomodations for the delegates.

Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien inspects preparations at the Hoanh Mo Border Gate.

After the inspection, General Chien assigned specific missions to relevant forces serving the exchange program.

He urged them to continue fulfilling urgent tasks such as the COVID-19 vaccination drive for participating forces, cleaning the environment, completing decorations and preparations for the protocol, and ensuring healthcare and security as well as absolute safety for personnel and vehicles taking part in the program.

The sixth Vietnam-China Border Defense Friendship Exchange is scheduled to take place later this month.

Translated by Trung Thanh