Hanoi (VNA) – A training course on defence affairs was opened in the northern province of Hai Duong on August 14 by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for 30 military officers from Laos.

The Lao officials will be provided lessons on 19 theoretical and practical topics on defence affairs at local levels and how to enhance socio-economic development and strengthen defence and security at the same time.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, deputy head of the MoD’s steering committee for training Nguyen Duy Nguyen underlined the significance of the course and asked lecturers, students and other people involved to overcome difficulties and closely work together for good results.-VNA