Vice Director of the General Politics Department of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen. Luong Cuong, on Feb. 13 hosted a reception for a delegation from the Lao People’s Army, led by Major General Subun Hunnachampa, Chief of the General Political Department.

At the reception, Lieut. Gen. Cuong applauded the delegation’s visit to Vietnam, saying that the Vietnamese army and people are always grateful for the valuable sentiments of the Lao Party, State and people for Vietnam during the wartime and in the national building and defence period at present.

Cuong reviewed the effective cooperation between Vietnam and Laos in the fields of defence and in party and political works, adding that the delegation’s visit importantly contributed to strengthening the longlasting traditional friendship between the two people and armies.

Subun Hunnachampa said the visit is a good chance for the Lao delegation to share experience in military training, army logistics and party and political works with agencies of VPA.

On the same day, the delegation also met with Sen. Lieut. Gen Do Ba Ty, Politburo Member and Chief of the General Staff of VPA and visited Hanoi High Command./.