Receiving the Lao general and his entourage, Major General Huynh Chien Thang, the MR 9 Commander, briefed the delegation on the tradition, establishment, and development of the MR 9 armed forces.
Over the past years, the military region has focused on improving the quality of military training in order to raise its combat capacity, so as to meet requirements of national defense in the current context. Military units in the whole region also paid attention to building local political bases, assisting locals in eliminating hungers, reducing poverty, and building new-styled rural models, as well as actively participating in natural disaster relief and search and rescue, contributing to maintaining political stability and peaceful environment for socio-economic development.
|Delegates talk together at the meeting|
During the meeting, General Thang extended his deep sentiment for the Lao people, saying that the people and troops in the region have always showed their faithful sentiment for the Lao people.
He recalled that in 2017, Military Region 9 sent two delegations to visit and exchange with units under the Laos People’s Army and a military art troupe to entertain Lao people and troops on the occasion of the Vietnam-Laos Special Friendship and Solidarity Year. Recently, the command welcomed a Lao delegation.
The MR commander affirmed the significance of the visit of the Lao delegation and said that it was an honor of the MR 9 armed forces to receive the delegation.
On behalf of the Lao delegates, General Thongloi Silivong expressed delight at visiting MR 9 and thanked the host for the warm and friendly reception. He congratulated the MR armed forces on their achievements in military building, combat readiness training, and national sovereignty protection and hoped to promote exchange and cooperation with the MR’s military units.
Translated by Tran Hoai
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