(KPL/VOV) - A ceremony was jointly held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and
Training (MoET) and the Lao Ministry of
Education and Sports on April 9 to break ground a boarding school for 315 students in the Xiengkhuang province in Laos.
Addressing the ceremony, the northern Lao provincial party committee secretary, Somkot Mangnomek, expressed his gratitude to the Vietnamese Party, State and Government for their assisstance in building many educational centres for local students.
The construction of the boarding school is an important event to mark the 2012 Vietnam-Lao Solidarity and Friendship Year.