Vietnamese, Lao armies enhance ties in internal political protection
Lt. Gen. Tran Quang Phuong, Deputy Director of the
General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, received Maj.
Gen. Bunlieng Sengphachan of the General Department of Politics of the Lao
People’s Army yesterday.
Lt. Gen. Tran Quang Phuong (R), Deputy Director of the
General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, and Maj. Gen.
Bunlieng Sengphachan, head of the internal protection division under the General
Department of Politics of the Lao People’s Army, at the meeting in Hanoi on
The Lao officer, who is on a working visit to
Vietnam, informed his host about the outcomes of his delegation’s meetings
with the army security protection department of the VPA’s General Department
of Politics and the criminal investigation department of the Vietnamese
Ministry of National Defence.
He noted that at those meetings, the two sides
shared experience to promote the fight against activities threatening
security, politics and the special friendship between the two countries and
the two armies.
For his part, Phuong underlined the importance of
internal political protection along with the examination and supervision of
thoughts and political virtue in the army, particularly amidst hostile
forces’ increased sabotage against the two countries’ revolutions and
He asked the Vietnamese army security protection
department and criminal investigation department and the Lao internal
protection division to increase the exchange of delegations and information
to improve their counseling given to leaders of the two defence ministries
and the two general department of politics so as to fight back plots, ruses
and sabotage activities of hostile forces and minimise law violations and
crime, thus firmly maintaining the discipline and combatant strength of each
Phuong affirmed that leaders of the VPA’sGeneral
Department of Politics always support and create favourable conditions for
the agencies to strengthen cooperation and fulfill their duties, thereby
helping to intensify relations between the two countries and the two