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8/28/2019 11:02:46 AM

Vietnam, Cambodia border friendship exchange to enhance two countries’ coordination

The 2019 Vietnam – Cambodia border friendship exchange is taking place in Chau Doc city and at the Tinh Bien International Border Gate in Tinh Bien district, An Giang province during August 27 and 28.

The exchange programme aims to enhance the two countries’ coordination in border and border gate protection as well as promote socio-economic development of shared-border localities.

The event’s agenda comprises of a border marker saluting ceremony, a joint patrol session, a tree-planting festival, and a joint exercise on fighting drug trafficking and crimes.

Before, a number of sidelines activities took place from August 22 to 25 such as providing free medical check-ups and medicines for around 1,000 people in An Giang (Vietnam) and Takeo and Kandal (Cambodia), presenting scholarships and breeding cows to Vietnamese and Cambodian students and farmers, respectively.

Warm welcome for Cambodia delegates. Photo: Nguyen Tra

The hug of Vietnamese and Cambodia Defense Ministry leaders. Photo: Nguyen Tra

The art and cultural exchange themed “Sharing the Mekong River on August 26


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