Vietnam’s Air Defence-Air Force Commander Lieutenant General Phuong Minh Hoa is leading a Vietnam People’s Army delegation to pay a working visit to Singapore from May 13-15.

On May 14, Hoa met with Chief of the Singaporean Air Force Major General Hoo Cher Mou, during which they emphasised the need for strengthened defence cooperation in line with the two countries’ strategic partnership to create a model for air force coordination among ASEAN members.

They pledged to continue exchanging high-ranking delegations and young officers, sharing information and experience, and coordinating in search and rescue activities.

The Vietnamese officer invited his host to visit Vietnam, who then accepted and expressed his intention to visit Vietnam in July of this year.

The same day, Commander Hoa paid a courtesy visit to Singaporean Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.

He also visited the Singaporean Aeromedical Centre and the Air Force Training Command.-VNA