Other noble awards were presented to the General Department’s individuals and units, who made great contributions to reinforcing and promoting the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, States, militaries and peoples.

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The Lao Defense Minister (C) presents the order to leaders of the General Department II.

Present at the event were General Ngo Xuan Lich, Defense Minister; Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defense Minister; and Lieutenant General Le Hien Van, Deputy Chief of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army.

On behalf of the LPDR’s President, Lao Defense Minister Chansamone Channhalat presented the Lao State’s noble order to the Vietnamese military unit and its individuals.

On this occasion, the LPDR President signed an order to award Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defense Minister, and the four senior commanders of General Department II, in recognition of their contributions to the improvement of the bilateral defense relations between the two countries.

In addition, the Lao State also honored two units of General Department II together with eight groups and 15 individuals with other noble awards this time.

Translated by Trung Thanh