Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Do Ba Ty on May 21 held a reception for visiting Major General Ravinder Singh, Commander of Singaporean Land Forces.

At the meeting, Ty noted with joy the new developments in bilateral defence cooperation, which are manifested in the exchange of visits by the two defence ministries’ leaders and the formation of a strategic defence dialogue mechanism at the defence deputy ministerial level.

Ty also valued the development of the two armies’ ties on scale and in depth, particularly the exchange of delegations of all levels, cooperation in military medicine, teaching English for Vietnamese soldiers and sharing experience in building army.

For his part, Major General Ravinder Singh informed his host of the outcomes of his talks with Vietnamese Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Quoc Khanh.

He expressed his wish for stronger cooperation between the two armies in general and the two land forces in particular.

During his stay in Vietnam, Ravinder Singh is scheduled to visit the Commando Officers School, High Command of Army Corps 1, the Vietnam Military History Museum and a number of historical sites in Hanoi.-VNA