Vietnamese and Chinese localities discuss border work
The delegation from the sub-committee on border gate work in Vietnam’s Lao Cai province on August 22nd held talks with the delegation from the border gate office in China’s Yunnan province.
During the talks, Le Ngoc Hung, Vice Chairman of the Lao Cai provincial People’s Committee and Head of the sub-committee on border work, said that the sub-committee had strictly carried out documents on border gate management; actively encouraged border gate residents to obey legal regulations on the border; and worked together to tackle any cases happening in border areas.
According to Mr. Hung, border gate and border trade management authorities have regularly met for discussions, informing each other about changes in papers relating to immigration; worked together to inspect humans, vehicles and goods passing through the border gate; and gradually carried out administrative procedure reform in the management of immigration and import and export of goods.
“The inspection work has helped promptly prevent and deal with violations of immigration regulations, import-export policies, smuggling and trade fraud, contributing to maintaining security at border gate areas, facilitating the traffic of people and goods through border gate, and promoting economic, cultural and social development for both sides,” said Mr. Hung.
For his part, Liu Jing, Head of the Yunnan province’s border gate office, said that the two sides had carried out coordination work more comprehensively, making active contribution to the development of border gate area of the two localities, ensuring security along the Vietnam – China border line.
The two sides agreed to increase cooperation in managing the border gate, strictly struggling against illegal immigration and trafficking, educating people from both sides to comply with border gate document regulations, and ensuring smooth flow of people and goods.
They also agreed to further increase the friendship and mutual understanding, strictly work together in managing the border gate, serving immigration and goods circulation, contributing to boosting economic development in Lao Cai – Yunnan border areas./.
( Compiled by VNF )