April 15, 2017 | 20:46 (GMT+7)
Deputy Defense Minister inspects preparations for Vietnam-China exchange
PANO - Sr. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, member of the Party Central Committee, permanent member of the Central Military Commission and Deputy Minister of National Defense, on April 13 checked the preparations of Lai Chau province for the fourth Vietnam-China Border Defense Friendship Exchange, scheduled for this May in both Vietnamese province of Lai Chau and Chinese province of Yunnan.
An art performance at the third Vietnam-China Border Defense Friendship Exchange
The exchange will be co-chaired by General Ngo Xuan Lich, Politburo member, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission, Minister of National Defense of Vietnam, and Sr. Lt. Gen. Fan Changlong, Politburo member, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China.
Hailing the efforts of involved agencies and units preparing for the event over the past time, Gen. Vinh emphasized the significance of the event which will help boost the defense ties between the two countries. Therefore, the involved agencies and units should regularly check and step up preparations as well as team up with local authorities to ensure the success of the exchange with absolute safety and towards practical outcomes, so as to once again highlight Vietnam-China’s time-honored friendship and cooperation.
Translated by Mai Huong