Vietnam, China unveil border cultural house

18:22 | 09/25/2017

(Bqp.vn) - An inauguration ceremony for the Vietnam-China Border Friendship Cultural House in Po To hamlet, Huoi Luong commune, Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province was held on September 23 as part of the on-going fourth Vietnam-China Border Defense Friendship Exchange. Present at the event were General Ngo Xuan Lich, Politburo member, Deputy-Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defense Minister of Vietnam, Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong, Politburo member and Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Central Military Commission.

General Ngo Xuan Lich and Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong at the inauguration ceremony. (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

General Ngo Xuan Lich and Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong planitng memorial tree at the Vietnam-China Border Friendship Cultural House. (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

The house showed the friendship between Ministries of National Defense of the two countries, people of Po To hamlet (Vietnam) and Ge Jie hamlet (China).

General Ngo Xuan Lich and Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong with the people of shared borderline areas. . (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

The two sides also reviewed 3 years of twinning relationship between Po To hamlet and Ge Jie hamlet (Jin Shuihe town, Jinping district, Yunan province, China).

General Ngo Xuan Lich presenting all chair and table sets to Vietnam-China Border Friendship Cultural House. (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong presenting audio system to Vietnam-China Border Friendship Cultural House. (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

On the same day, under the framework of the exchange, Vietnamese and Chinese delegates watched an anti-terrorism exercise “Nam Na-2017” conducted by the two countries’ armed forces.

An anti-terrorism exercise “Nam Na-2017”. (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

General Ngo Xuan Lich and Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong at the exercise. (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

According to the mock-up, they joined hands to pursue and wipe out a terrorist group. The exercise was considered a success.

Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong highly appreciated all the contribution in to the exercise. (photo: Nguyen Bang - Manh Hung)

After the exercise, General Ngo Xuan Lich and Senior Lieutenant General Fan Changlong highly appreciated the participants’ performances and affirmed that the exercise was an opportunity for the two sides to boost their understanding and cooperation on the shared border, contributing to further promoting the traditional friendship relations between the two peoples and armies.

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