Major General Le Tan Toi, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security chaired the opening ceremony. The event also saw the presence of Lao Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Vietnam Sengphet Houngbougnuang, Lao MPS Chief Representative in Vietnam Colonel Phayvanh Sitthichanh, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong as well as representatives from Hanoi-based ministries and Central-level agencies.
In his opening remarks at the exhibition, Deputy Minister Le Tan Toi affirmed that the relationship between Vietnam and Laos is a typical model of the special and faithful friendship between the two Parties, States and people, including the two public security forces.
Particularly, the public security forces of the two countries have developed close cooperation, mutual trust, and impartial assistance. A highlight of the close friendships between the two forces was when Vietnamese public security experts came to Laos 60 years ago, standing side by side with Lao security cadres to fight the common enemy and build the Lao Public Security Forces. Over the past 60 years, generations of Vietnamese public security experts in Laos have devoted their youths and even their lives to the protection of the revolutionary cause of Laos.
The Deputy Minister emphasized that, with over 300 images, documents and valuable artifacts, the exhibition gives audiences a clear insight into the 60-year development of the Lao PPSF, as well as into the close friendship, special solidarity, reliable and effective cooperation between the two public security forces over the past 60 years.