Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet Admiral Harry B. Harris paid a courtesy call to leaders of the central city of Da Nang on December 17 during his working visit to Vietnam.

Chairman of Da Nang city’s People’s Committee Van Huu Chien expressed his hope that Admiral Harris will continue supporting Vietnam in general and Da Nang in particular in the fields of security and defence.

He also informed the guest on the city’s economic and social achievements.

Admiral Harris thanks the municipal authorities for the warm welcome as well as the city’s active support of Vietnam-US defence cooperation activities in the past years.

The two sides took the occasion to discuss proposals aimed at strengthening the bilateral relation between the two countries.

The same day, the US Pacific Fleet Commander also paid a visit to the Vietnam Navy’s Region C High Command.-VNA