A delegation of Vietnamese defense officials visited the Philippine Air Force April 14. The Vietnamese delegation were primarily in the country for the Philippine-Vietnam Vice Minister Defense Dialog and Defense Cooperation Working Group Meeting.
The Vietnamese delegation is headed by Vietnam Ministry of National Defence-Institute for Defense Strategy Director General Lieutenant General Nguyen Duc Hai. Joining him are Major General Vu Tien Trong, Senior Colonel Hoang Kim Phung, Senior Colonel Nguyen Thanh Ha, Senior Colonel Nguyen Tien Bac, Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Van Tang, Major Pham Tan Phong, and Mr. Dao Quang Anh.
The delegation paid a courtesy call to Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Air Staff Major General (AFP) Galileo Gerard R. Kintanar Thursday. Lieutenant General Duc Hai was also accorded with foyer honors with Air Force Internal Auditor Brigadier General (AFP) Florentino S. Rasco Jr. as military host.
“In addition, PAF’s 505th Search and Rescue Group in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City showcased their search and rescue capabilities in a static display to the delegates,” the Philippine Air Force said.
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