Sen. Lieut. Gen. Luong Cuong (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A high-ranking delegation of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) led by Sen. Lieut. Gen. Luong Cuong, member of the Standing Board of the Central Military Commission and Director of the VPA’s General Department of Politics, is paying a friendly visit to China from July 22-26.

The visit is made at the invitation of Sen. Lieut. Gen. Miao Hua, member of China’s Central Military Commission and head of the commission’s Political Work Department.

The visit aims to continue to implement agreements reached by senior leaders of Vietnam and China, contributing to consolidating the traditional friendship, enhancing mutual political trust and firmly developing the comprehensive cooperation between the two parties, states, peoples and armies, for peace, stability and development in the region and the world at large.

The trip is expected to help boost the affiliation between the VPA’s General Department of Politics and the Chinese Political Work Department, and materialise the joint vision statement on defence relations by 2025 between the two defence ministries in the Party and political work.-VNA