Vizag Hosts Vietnamese Vice Minister of Defence
Vice Minister of National Defence and Chief of the General Staff of Vietnam, Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, accompanied by his wife Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thang and a twelve-member delegation arrived in Visakhapatnam on 26 September 2013, on a two day visit to the Eastern Naval Command.
The General Officer held discussions with Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Naval Command and was briefed on the role and function of the Command. The Chief of the General Staff is scheduled to visit a frontline ship and a submarine of the Command during his stay.
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thang interacted with members of the Navy Wives Welfare Association (Eastern Region) at the NWWA Kendra and undertook a windshield tour of the Dolphin Hill married accommodation.
Press Release, September 27, 2013; Image: Indian MoD