Deputy Minister of National Defence, Senior Lieutenant General Truong Quang Khanh, on June 17 received visiting Deputy Director of the General Logistics and Technique Department under the Lao People’s Army, Major General Esamay Luangvanxay.

The host congratulated the Lao side on its formation of the general department, saying that this represents great progress in the development of its army.

The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence is willing to support its Lao counterpart to further speed up the growth of the department, Khanh stressed, adding that the ministry will also work with the Lao army to equip automobiles with diesel engines and set up an explosive analysis centre in the coming time.

For his part, the Lao guest thanked Vietnam for her goodwill and support. He expressed his hope that the the Vietnam People’s Army will continue assisting his country in its national defence in the future.-VNA