Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh received his Mozambique counterpart Fillipe Jacindo Nyussi, who heads a high ranking military delegation on an official working visit to Vietnam in Hanoi on March 23.

At the meeting, the two sides signed a memorandum of understanding on defence cooperation.

General Thanh hailed Defence Minister Fillipe Nyussi and his entourage’s visit to Vietnam and expressed his belief that the visit will contribute to bolstering mutual understanding as well as friendly relations between the two armies and peoples.

Minister Fillipe Nyussi congratulated the Vietnam Defence Ministry over its successful organisation of the fourth ASEAN Defence Ministerial Meeting (ADMM 4).

They studied possibilities of cooperation in various fields including defence industry, army logistics, military medicine and exchanged their experiences on building and improving the army as well as the army’s participation in preventing natural disasters and poverty eradication.

The two ministers also considered establishing relations between their military-run businesses./.