Deputy Defence Minister, Lieutenant-General Le Huu Duc, received ASEAN chiefs of military medicine in Hanoi on May 27.

Deputy Minister Duc spoke highly of the results of the ASEAN Chiefs of Military Medicine Conference, which opened, for the first time, earlier in Hanoi .

The Vietnam People’s Army had actively and positively taken part in regional defence-security conferences and meetings, he said.

The Deputy Defence Minister said he believed that experience and initiatives shared at the conference would be a good premise for military medicine sectors of regional countries to seek and boost cooperation opportunities in the exchange of delegations, disaster prevention, human aid and aviation medicine.

ASEAN chiefs of military medicine reached a high degree of consensus on conclusions and initiatives at their first conference, especially Vietnam ’s initiative on the exchange of young military doctors, guests said.

The chiefs of military medicine of ASEAN countries also highly appreciated Vietnam ’s hospitality and professional hosting of the event./.