The second batch of COVID-19 vaccines provided by the Chinese military to the Vietnamese army has arrived in Hanoi

2022-05-12 0 By

Hanoi, February 9 (Xinhua)The second batch of COVID-19 vaccines provided by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to the Vietnamese People’s Army arrived at Nei Pai International Airport in Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, on Monday evening. Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo and Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister Hoang Xuan Chan, members of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, attended the handover ceremony.Xiong said that strengthening anti-epidemic cooperation is a priority area of china-Vietnam cooperation at present, and the COVID-19 vaccine provided by China to Vietnam has made positive contributions to Vietnam’s overall coordination of epidemic prevention and control and economic and social development.The assistance once again demonstrates the profound friendship between the two countries and militaries in helping each other and fighting the epidemic.China is ready to earnestly implement the consensus reached by the leaders of the two parties and two countries and provide assistance to Vietnam within its capacity.On behalf of the Vietnamese army, Hoang thanked China for providing valuable vaccine aid again, saying that this vividly demonstrates the friendly relations between Vietnam and China between “comrades and brothers”.Vietnam will make solid efforts in vaccine distribution and vaccination to better serve epidemic prevention and control and economic recovery, he said.On August 23 last year, the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines provided by the People’s Liberation Army of China to the Vietnamese military arrived in Hanoi.