The Defence Attaché Office ( DAO ) of the Vietnamese Embassy in India on December 21 held a ceremony to mark the 69 th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army.

Attaché Pham Thanh Luong briefed participants on the significance of the event, and noted that defence is one of the five important pillars of the strategic partnership between Vietnam and India.

The Colonel added that that the two countries have this year boosted their military cooperation such as training for young officers.-VNA