VN attends ADMM-9

11:09 | 16/03/2015

VGP –  A high-ranking military delegation, led by General Phung Quang Thanh, Minister of National Defence, is taking part in the 9th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM-9) and the opening of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2015 (LIMA 2015) in Malaysia from March 14-18.

General Phung Quang Thanh, Minister of National Defence

The delegation also includes Lieutenant General Vu Van Hien, Chief of the Defence Ministry Secretariat; Major General Vu Chien Thang, Head of the External Relations Department under the Ministry; Major General Ngo Quang Lien, Assistant to the Defence Minister; and Major General Vu Tien Trong, Head of the Institute for Defence International Relations.
 
It aims to highlight Viet Nam’s role as an active, proactive and responsible member country under ASEAN’s framework and make contributions to carrying out Viet Nam’s initiatives on defence cooperation in ASEAN.
 
Besides, the high-level delegation’s involvement in the LIMA 2015 event aims to further promote bilateral cooperation between Viet Nam and Malaysia.
 
The Malaysia visit by General Thanh is being made at the invitation of his Malaysian counterpart Dato Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

                                                                                                                        By Ngoc Van