Food, medical supplies presented to border forces in Lao province

Thursday, 2021-06-10 22:21:21
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At the handover ceremony (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA - The Border Guard Command of central Quang Nam province presented food and medical supplies to border protection forces in Sekong province of Laos to help them fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Six tonnes of rice and other food, together with medical supplies such as body thermometers, disinfectant sprayers, antiseptic liquid, and medical gloves, were handed over to the Lao side at Nam Giang International Border Gate on June 10.

Colonel Loth Nathavong, Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff of Sekong’s Military Command, thanked the Vietnamese side for its timely support and assistance. This has strengthened the close friendship and partnership between the two sides, contributing to keeping the pandemic at bay and ensuring the safety of the border forces, he said.

Colonel Nguyen Ba Thong, Commander of the Quang Nam Border Guard Command, said more donations of food and medical supplies will be delivered to border forces in Sekong province.