Patrol road built along Vietnam-Cambodia border

The People’s Committees of the southwestern provinces of Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc and Long An began construction of a patrol road along the Vietnam-Cambodia border (Photo VNA)


Tay Ninh (VNA) –
The People’s Committees of thesouthwestern provinces of Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc and Long An began constructionof a patrol road along the Vietnam-Cambodia border on November 29.

The 270-km road will be built at a cost of 2.35 trillion VND (103.6million USD) sourced from Government bonds between 2017 and 2020, including130km in Tay Ninh, 110km in Binh Phuoc, and 30km in Long An.

Lieutenant General Vo Minh Luong, Commander of the Military Region 7,said the project aims to serve the management and protection of nationalsovereignty, security, social order and safety in border areas.

It also aims to develop the local economy as well as strengthen tieswith Cambodia,he said.

He noted that before 2014, the Military Region 7 had built 128km ofborder patrol road in Binh Phuoc and Long An, and 48.94km in Long An in2014-2016.

He asked the management board of the project to work with authorities ofthe three localities to address land clearance issues while coordinating withagencies of the Ministry of National Defence to ensure the progress of the projectand to uphold border entry and exit regulations.-VNA

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