Accordingly, the delegates discussed the plan for the organization of the scientific seminar to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Upper Laos campaign (April 13, 1953 - 2023). In detail, the Ministry of National Defense (MND)-level seminar will take place on April 12 in Son La province with the theme “The victory of Upper Laos in 1953 - Historical meaning and lessons.”

An overview of the event

Reportedly, the Vietnam Institute of Military History informed Son La province of the venue and sideline activities of the event. Meanwhile, the institute required the province to assign missions to relevant agencies and units to ensure logistics work of the seminar.

During the working session, Mr. Lo Minh Hung, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Son La Provincial Party Committee, agreed with the contents proposed by the Vietnam Institute of Military History, and requested that the plan should be issued before March 15 so that relevant sides would implement their assignments in an effective manner.

Major General Nguyen Hoang Nhien, Head of the Vietnam Institute of Military History, speaking at the event

Meanwhile, he suggested adding exhibition activities to display OCOP products, literary and artistic works, and tourism promotion photos. Also, the Vietnam Institute of Military History should provide historical documents about the Upper Laos campaign, so that the local authority could publish the information on mass media as soon as possible.

Translated by Quynh Oanh