LAST_UPDATETue, 20 Mar 2018 1pm

Singapore Naval Ship Visits Vietnam

KHANH HOA, (Vietnam South Central Coast), Feb 17 (Bernama) -- RSS Endurance of the Singaporean Navy with 180 crewmembers aboard led by Major Lee Kwok So anchored in Cam Ranh port in the south central province of Khanh Hoa on Friday, beginning a five-day visit to Vietnam, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

During the visit, the second by the vessel since Cam Ranh International Port was inaugurated in March last year, commanders of the ship will meet leaders of the People's Committee of Khanh Hoa and Naval Zone 4.

The two sides will visit each other's vessels, while the Singaporean crewmembers will hold sport events with their counterparts and visit beauty spots in Khanh Hoa.

The visit takes place with defence cooperation between Vietnam and Singapore growing. It is part of activities of the agreement between the two Defence Ministries, which is expected to foster cooperation between the two sides.