|At the event (Photo: VNA)|
In his speech, Binh expressed his belief that officers and staff will fulfill their assigned tasks to continue reaping achievements like military medical forces and the first level-2 field hospital in particular had did.
On the occasion, Australia will continue assisting Vietnam in carrying the military personnel and equipment of the second level-2 field hospital to South Sudan by military aircraft C-17, as well as bringing staff of the first field hospital to the homeland.
Maj. Gen. Hoang Kim Phung, Director of the Vietnam Peacekeeping Department, said the first level-2 field hospital has received the United Nations medal for peacekeeping mission.
During the past more than one year, the hospital received and treated more than 2,000 patients, a high number compared to the average of over 200.
Earlier on November 19, 28 out of 63 officers and staff flied to South Sudan for the mission.