Defence Minister welcomes Indian guests

16:23 | 09/15/2015

( - General Phung Quang Thanh, Minister of National Defence, received a high-ranking Indian defence delegation, led by Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, on September 10th.

Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh welcomes Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha.

The Indian general informed the host of the outcomes of the talks between the Indian delegation and the high-ranking Vietnamese military delegation, headed by Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defence Minister.

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha hoped that the two armies would deepen their defence cooperation, particularly in delegation exchanges, young officers meetings and information sharing on force building.

In turn, General Phung Quang Thanh underlined the developing relationship, including defence cooperation, between Vietnam and India, and held that they should continue beefing up the defence cooperation to new heights, especially the cooperation on information technology, English language training and cooperation between their military schools, in order to maintain their traditional bilateral ties.


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