At the reception, the guest briefed the host on the outcomes of their previous meeting with the Department of Military Personnel and the Department of Militia Force of the VPA’s General Staff. Accordingly, the two sides exchanged experience on forces building, troop recruitment and management, defense-military education and so on.

Lieutenant General Pham Hong Huong (right) receiving Colonel Saichay Kommasith at the defense ministry's headquarters.

Highly valuing the results of the meeting, the host hoped that the two sides will continue to further their close collaboration in the time to come, focusing on consolidating personnel, organizations, and the building of the militia force in border areas. He also reaffirmed that the VPA’s General Staff would always create favorable conditions for the two agencies to contribute to deepening the defense ties between the two nations.

Translated by Trung Thanh