Reburial ceremony held at Nam national martyrs’ cemetery in Huong Son district (Photo: VNA)
– The authorities of the central province
of Ha Tinh held a ceremony at Nam national martyrs’ cemetery in Huong Son
district on May 6 to rebury remains of 11 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and
experts who laid down their lives in Laos.
The sets of remains were found in Vientiane capital city and
Bolikhamsai province during a search campaign in the dry season in 2020-2021.
Speaking at the event, Vice Chairperson of the provincial
People’s Committee Le Ngoc Chau expressed profound gratitude for the sacrifice
of the heroes and martyrs who devoted their lives for national liberation and
international friendship and solidarity.
On the same day, a memorial service was also held at Ba Doc
martyrs’ cemetery in Bo Trach district of central Quang Binh province to rebury
remains of 16 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who died during the war
in Laos’ Khammouane province.
The sets of remains were detected and collected in Lao
localities during the 2020-2021 dry season.
The search and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese
soldiers and experts who died in Laos during war time is a meaningful activity
to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives for the independence and
freedom of the nation, and to meet the aspirations of the people./.