Colonel I. Army Ritonga (L) presenting a souvenir to Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh

During the reception, General Vinh hoped that the officer will make contribution to expanding the bilateral defense ties between the two countries, especially in delegation exchange and cooperation in training, search and rescue missions, as well as sharing experience in UN peacekeeping operations. He affirmed that the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defense would create favorable conditions for the Indonesian defense attaché to fulfill his duty during his term of office in Vietnam.

For his part, Colonel I. Army Ritonga thanked the Vietnam deputy defense minister for the warm welcome and stressed that he would make efforts to develop the Vietnam-Indonesia bilateral defense ties in the time to come, and particularly to make good preparation for the first Vietnam-Indonesia Defense Policy Dialogue, scheduled for the beginning of 2019.

Translated by Trung Thanh