Deputy Defence Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh gave a warm reception for a delegation from the Office of the Lao Ministry of National Defense, in Hanoi, on January 25.

Vinh briefed the guests on activities of the Vietnam People’s Army to mark the 35 years of the signing of the Vietnam – Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty, the 50 th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties, and the 2012 Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year.

The Lao delegates informed the host of the cooperation between the two ministries over the last time, as well as plans to promote cooperation in the coming time.-VNA