Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill

Hundreds of soldiers from the Royal Cambodian Army and the Vietnam People’s Army yesterday took part in a rescue drill in the Cambodian province of Svay Rieng that borders Vietnam’s southern Long An province.

The drill is to implement a protocol on search and rescue cooperation in mainland border area signed between the two defence ministries on July 20, 2017. It is also a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief activity within the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM).

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich said the exercise will help foster the traditional friendship, comprehensive cooperation and mutual assistance between the two countries’ armies and people, contributing to building a border area of peace, friendship, stability, cooperation and development.

The drill focused on the establishment and operation of a joint command post, response to chemical incidents and disasters, and post-disaster recovery.

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Tea Banh, for his part, said the drill also helped improve collaboration and sharing of information about the fight against trans-border crime.

In the morning of the same day, the two defence ministers cut the ribbon and handed over the Vietnam – Cambodia friendship health care centre in Chantrea district.

The Vietnamese side also presented medical army equipment to the Cambodian Defence Ministry

The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence also handed over 10 VSN-1500 boats manufactured by Vietnam and 40 pulling machines Yamaha 40cv to the Cambodian counterpart.

 

Following the drill, the two countries’ military medical staff also offered health check-ups and medicines to Cambodian people at the site of the exercise.

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich and General Samdech Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Cambodia attend the flag salute ceremony (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill


The drill is to implement a protocol on search and rescue cooperation in mainland border area signed between the two defence ministries on July 20, 2017 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill


It is also a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief activity within the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



The drill focuses on the establishment and operation of a joint command post, response to chemical incidents and disasters, and post-disaster recovery (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill


The drill focused on the establishment and operation of a joint command post, response to chemical incidents and disasters, and post-disaster recovery (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill


The drill focused on the establishment and operation of a joint command post, response to chemical incidents and disasters, and post-disaster recovery (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



The drill focused on the establishment and operation of a joint command post, response to chemical incidents and disasters, and post-disaster recovery (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



The drill focused on the establishment and operation of a joint command post, response to chemical incidents and disasters, and post-disaster recovery (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



Vietnamese military rescue force rescue supposed victims during the exercise (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill


The command centre for rescue operations at exercise (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill


Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich at a hand-over ceremony of 10 VSN-1500 boats manufactured by Vietnam and 40 pulling machines Yamaha 40cv to the Cambodian counterpart (Photo:VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich and General Samdech Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Cambodia (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



Defence Ministers of Vietnam and Cambodia sign a document to hand over the Vietnam – Cambodia friendship health care centre in Chantrea district (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An grows a souvenir tree at the Vietnam – Cambodia friendship health care centre in Chantrea district (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill



Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich and General Samdech Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Cambodia (Photo: VNA)

VNA

 
 

Other News

.
Images of Da Nang’s largest-ever vaccination campaign
Images of Da Nang’s largest-ever vaccination campaign
SOCIETYicon  17/09/2021 

From September 15 to 21, Da Nang City will implement a plan to administer AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 to more than 192,200 people.

Spectacular bay in the north
Spectacular bay in the north
TRAVELicon  13/09/2021 

Bai Tu Long Bay in the Gulf of Tokin is home to around 600 limestone islets. This area belongs to Van Don District, Halong City and Cam Pha City in Quang Ninh Province. 

Peaceful Hai Phong port city in the days of social distancing
Peaceful Hai Phong port city in the days of social distancing
TRAVELicon  13/09/2021 

Photographer Hai LeCao (real name Le Cao Hai, born in 1984) spent nearly a month searching for and recording peaceful moments in the northern port city of Hai Phong.

Central Vietnam submerged after hours of heavy rainfall
Central Vietnam submerged after hours of heavy rainfall
SOCIETYicon  13/09/2021 

Heavy rains that lasted from 1am to noon on September 12 submerged many areas in Da Nang city, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai provinces under water. VietNamNet captured images of after-downpour scenes in the following locations:

Quan Chuong Gate stands the test of time
Quan Chuong Gate stands the test of time
TRAVELicon  11/09/2021 

Quan Chuong Gate, the only remaining gate of the old Thang Long Citadel, holds a rustic charm despite daily changes of the capital city of Hanoi.

Thousands of Hanoians receive vaccinations at night
Thousands of Hanoians receive vaccinations at night
SOCIETYicon  11/09/2021 

In order to speed up mass testing and vaccination against Covid-19 for its residents, Hoan Kiem district in Hanoi has organized vaccinations both day and night.

A quiet, peaceful Da Lat amid the pandemic
A quiet, peaceful Da Lat amid the pandemic
TRAVELicon  09/09/2021 

Every morning, Trinh drives around Da Lat streets to take pictures of the resort city in the mist. He has shared those moments on social networks, as a way to help visitors ease their nostalgia for Da Lat.

The charming scenery of Cao Bang, the only pandemic-free province in Vietnam
The charming scenery of Cao Bang, the only pandemic-free province in Vietnam
TRAVELicon  14/09/2021 

Cao Bang is the only province in Vietnam that is free from Covid-19. Accidentally 'stuck' in Cao Bang, travel blogger Phan Quoc (born 1992, from HCM City) has captured poetic images of this land.

Enjoy Hanoi delicacies through sketches
Enjoy Hanoi delicacies through sketches
ENTERTAINMENT & TRAVELicon  06/09/2021 

Even during the social distancing period, Hanoi is still beautiful with its rich culinary culture through drawing which evoke love and nostalgia thanks to an initiative of the Urban Sketchers Hanoi group.

Lotus harvest season in Quang Nam
Lotus harvest season in Quang Nam
TRAVELicon  07/09/2021 

Lotus—which has become Vietnam’s national flower since 2011—symbolizes beauty, serenity, purity and spiritual elevation. The flower can be found everywhere around the country, and used in religion, arts and architecture. 

Golden glow of rice terrace fields in Lao Cai
Golden glow of rice terrace fields in Lao Cai
TRAVELicon  05/09/2021 

In early September, the terraced rice fields are turning yellow across the districts of Sa Pa, Bat Xat and Si Ma Cai in Lao Cai, 

New US Embassy to be built on land lot with four facades
New US Embassy to be built on land lot with four facades
POLITICSicon  04/09/2021 

The 3.2ha land plot leased by the US Embassy to build a new headquarters has a prime location with four facades, adjacent to Pham Van Bach Street and Cau Giay park in Cau Giay district, Hanoi.

Images of dedicated frontline forces against Covid-19 epidemic
Images of dedicated frontline forces against Covid-19 epidemic
SOCIETYicon  04/09/2021 

Health workers, police officers and soldiers have fully supported the people day and night, caring for and treating patients with Covid-19.

Hoai Khao famous for beeswax from hives clinging to craggy cliffs of Cao Bang
Hoai Khao famous for beeswax from hives clinging to craggy cliffs of Cao Bang
TRAVELicon  08/09/2021 

In October 2020, Hoai Khao hamlet was chosen to be a community tourist destination because it had preserved the cultural values and rich lifestyles of the Dao Tien people.

An unforgettable tour to Tu Lan Cave
An unforgettable tour to Tu Lan Cave
TRAVELicon  07/09/2021 

In recent years, the Tu Lan cave system in the central province of Quang Binh has become a special attraction for domestic and international tourists. The cost for a tour to Tu Lan Cave can be up to VND15 million ($700) a person.

Hanoi evacuates people living in Thanh Xuan District
Hanoi evacuates people living in Thanh Xuan District
SOCIETYicon  02/09/2021 

Around 1,200 residents living in Hanoi's Thanh Xuan District have been evacuated from their homes after the capital's biggest COVID cluster was detected.

Vietnam’s modern weapons presented at Army Games
Vietnam’s modern weapons presented at Army Games
POLITICSicon  02/09/2021 

Under the framework of the Army Games 2021, the Ministry of National Defense of Vietnam has organized a cultural space and an exhibition of weapons and military equipment in Hanoi.

August Revolution and National Day: Glorious historical milestone for Vietnam
August Revolution and National Day: Glorious historical milestone for Vietnam
POLITICSicon  02/09/2021 

The autumn of 1945 forever marked a brilliant milestone in Vietnam’s history of national construction and defence. 

Da Nang uses drones to patrol during social distancing days
Da Nang uses drones to patrol during social distancing days
SOCIETYicon  01/09/2021 

Hai Chau District in Da Nang City has been using drones to "patrol" and monitor alleys to ensure local people's observance of rules on epidemic prevention and control.

Paintings on lotus leaves
Paintings on lotus leaves
ENTERTAINMENT & TRAVELicon  31/08/2021 

The lotus plant is very spiritual and loved by Vietnamese people from all walks of life. In order to bring the image of this special flower into daily life, 

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN