At the event, Gen. Son, head of the delegation, heard a report on the preparations by the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations and opinions of relevant agencies.

Deputy Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Pham Truong Son chairs the meeting.

He highly appreciated the units for their preparations. He agreed on the plan to visit, check, and encourage the Engineering Company Rotation 2 of the Vietnam People’s Army, which is performing duties at UNISFA; the working program with representatives of functional agencies under UNISFA, and the visit to some international units and local authorities’ leaders in Abyei.

The deputy chief of the General Staff asked the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations to continue to coordinate with the Department of Foreign Relations under the Ministry of National Defense, the U.N. and relevant agencies to ensure success of the visit, achieving all set goals.

Gen. Son requested the delegation members and related units to actively make the best preparations for the visit, ensure security, safety, and good health conditions during the visit. For press agencies, he asked them to pro-actively disseminate information, contributing to further raising the position and prestige of the Vietnam People’s Army in international integration and defense relations.

Translated by Mai Huong