The level-two field hospital No.1 of the Vietnam People’s Army was honoured at a ceremony at Military Hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5, after it completed the peacekeeping mission at the UN mission in South Sudan.
The Ministry of National Defence held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 26 to bid farewell to 30 officers and staff of the second level-2 field hospital to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.
VOV.VN - Vietnam will augment defence cooperation in the United Nations peacekeeping operations in the time ahead, said Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh at a conference reviewing five years of Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations (2014-2019 in Hanoi on June 7.
As many as 100 military doctors and officers of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) who are expected to join United Nations peacekeeping forces will be equipped with basic English skills during a course that opened in Hanoi on August 26.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has stated that joining the United Nations peace-keeping force is a serious and long-term commitment of Vietnam in a hope to contribute to peace maintenance and restoration in the world.