The event was attended by Rear Admiral Tran Ngoc Quyet, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Naval Service; Trinh Duc Hai, representative of the National Border Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Colonel Mick Jansen, Australian Military Attaché to Vietnam; representative of the Australian Embassy in Vietnam; hydrographic agencies of the two countries and 12 trainees.

Colonel Mick Jansen, Australian Military Attaché to Vietnam, speaks at the opening ceremony of the course.

The 18-week long course consists of three parts, namely theory, practice and making a map-based project. The course is scheduled to last until October 25, aiming to raise troops’ competence and help them apply what they have learned to reality.

During the course, trainees will have chance to share experience with Australian experts, thereby rolling out development orientations in the time ahead.

In his speech, Rear Admiral Tran Ngoc Quyet thanked Colonel Mick Jansen and the Australian experts for organizing the course. He also requested instructors to try their best to share practical experience with Vietnamese trainees.

Rear Admiral Tran Ngoc Quyet, Deputy Chief of the Department of Staff of the Naval Service, addressing the event

Meanwhile, trainees participating in the course should raise their responsibility to acquire knowledge and then apply to their task implementation.

After the opening ceremony, delegates visited the Nautical Chart Production Center under the Marine Surveying, Charting and Research Unit.

Translated by Chung Anh