At the ceremony (Photo: VNA)
Kon Tum (VNA)
- Authorities in the Central Highlands
province of Kon Tum held a ceremony at the martyrs’ cemetery in Ngoc Hoi
district on June 2 to rebury the remains of nine Vietnamese volunteer soldiers
and experts, who laid down their lives in Laos during wartime.
The sets of remains were found in Attapeu, Champasak, and
Sekong provinces during a search campaign in the 2020-2021 dry season.
Of the sets, two have been identified.
At the memorial service, Vice Chairwoman of the Kon Tum People’s
Committee Y Ngoc expressed her respect and gratitude to the fallen soldiers and
experts, who devoted their youth for the cause of national liberation and international
Their sacrifice contributed to freeing Lao people from invaders
and boosted Vietnam – Laos traditional friendship and solidarity, she added./.