The patrol team from Vietnam was headed by Lieutenant Colonel Hoang Cong Hung, Commanding Officer of Ca Xeng Border Post while the Lao team was led by Lt. Col. Somnuc Thummisit, head of Border Company 312.

Joint patrol at border marker 532

The joint patrol force was joined by leaders from the People’s Committee of Hoa Son commune, Minh Hoa district, Quang Binh province and Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park Forest Ranger Division.

The joint force patrolled nearly 40 km of dangerous terrains from border markers 530 to 532, Despite unfavorable weather conditions, they exerted all-out efforts, overcame difficulties, fulfilled their tasks as planned, ensuring absolute safety of personnel and weapons, equipment.

Through the patrol and inspection, the force found that border markers 530, 531, 532 are kept intact. The political security, social order and safety in the border area is stable and there are no signs of violation of territorial sovereignty or illegal activities.

Break-time on the patrol road

After the patrol, the two sides signed the minutes, draw lessons, and agreed on the next joint patrol.

Also from May 26-28, Ca Xeng Border Post and Hoa Son commune People’s Committee patrolled border markers from 533 to 535.

Translated by Mai Huong