High-level meeting between Thua Thien Hue province and Salavan province (Lao PDR)
Within the framework of the cooperation program signed between Thua Thien Hue province and Salavan province, a high-level meeting was held in Salavan province (Lao PDR) on September 18th, 2019.

At the meeting, leaders of the two provinces assessed bilateral cooperation activities in the past time as well as informed social-economic situation, border security protection and Vietnam - Lao border sovereignty.

On the basis of achieved results, the two parties agreed to create every favorable condition for localities in shared-border area to visit and discuss cooperative activities; research and survey cooperation capacity in the fields of eco-tourism and heritage tourism; cooperate with Ubon Ratchathani - Thailand to open Ubon - Champasak - Salavan - Thua Thien Hue tour; look for sponsors to support infrastructure investment, social-economic development and sustainable poverty alleviation in border communes.

In addition, Thua Thien Hue and Salavan would proactively protect the boundary; prevent cross-border crime; search and gather the remains of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who lost their lives in Salavan province; jointly organize cultural exchange, people-to-people exchange activities on major festivals and co-organized events; enhance the efficiency and quality of human resource training in 2019-2020 academic year.