At the event, head of the delegation cum Commanding Officer of the Kien Giang provincial Military Command Senior Colonel Nguyen Van Nganh inked the agreement with the Cambodian provinces of Koh Kong, Preah Shihanuok, Kampot, and Kep in the dry season of 2021-2022.

At the signing ceremony

The Cambodian provinces will continue to direct relevant forces and promote dissemination work to authorities at all levels and the locals. They will also mobilize Cambodian people to provide information about the graves and remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and advisors who died in the localities, while creating favorable conditions for Search and Collection Team K92 of the Kien Giang provincial Military Command to fulfill their assigned tasks.

Since 2000, the team has searched, collected, and repatriated over 2,060 fallen soldiers’ remains, including 1,657 in Kampot province alone.

Addressing the event, Senior Colonel Nguyen Van Nganh underscored that the achievements were made thanks to the close cooperation and support of the Cambodian side. Especially amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the neighboring country has also wholeheartedly assisted Search and Collection Team K92 in performing its missions.

On this occasion, the Kien Giang provincial People’s Committee presented certificates of merit to eight Cambodian groups and eight individuals who made contribution to the search, collection, and repatriation of fallen soldiers’ remains.

The mission and organizations and sectors of Kien Giang province also presented gifts to their Cambodian counterparts.

Translated by Minh Anh