Vietnam and Singapore navies have signed an agreement on submarine rescue procedures cooperation, underscoring the fine defence relations between the two sides.

The document was inked during an official visit to Singapore of Commander of the Vietnamese People’s Navy Admiral Nguyen Van Hien, who is also Deputy Defence Minister, which started on September 6.

During the three-day visit, the Admiral met with Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng, the Singaporean Chief of Navy and also signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming information exchanges about non-military shipping and maritime activities between the two navies.

The two countries’ armed forces regularly interact through high-level visits and professional training.-VNA