By Zhang Jianhua
VIENTIANE, December 6 — The 8th team of medical experts sent by the People’s Liberation Army of China to assist the Lao People’s Army arrived in Vientiane on December 2 and started work on six-month medical assistance. The expert team consists of 10 members from Xijing Hospital of the PLA Air Force Medical University. In accordance with Laos’ request, China has specially dispatched experts in cardiovascular medicine, renal medicine, orthopedics, neurosurgery, air combat service and other fields. The Director of the Bureau of General Department of Logistics of the Lao People’s Army said at the welcoming ceremony that the Chinese military has continued to send teams of medical experts to provide Laos with medical equipment and technical assistance. advanced, having greatly improved the efficiency of diagnosis and treatment. and Lao People’s Army Hospital Level 103. Building a China-Laos community with a shared future has been a good vision for the militaries and people of both countries. He also expressed his sincere wish that the friendship between the two armies continue to deepen. Fan Rui, head of the 8th medical expert team, said that groups of medical experts sent to help Laos had made an outstanding contribution to the construction and development of Hospital 103 of the Lao People’s Army. The new team of experts will continue to earnestly carry out their duties of ensuring medical safety, conducting clinical teachings and organizing academic exchanges and popular science conferences, with a view to constantly consolidating the friendship between China and Laos.According to Li Bing, Defense Attaché of the Chinese Embassy in Laos, the People’s Liberation Army of China has sent several batches of medical experts to the 103 hospital of the Lao People’s Army since 2019 to promote in-depth cooperation between the two armies and improve the support capacity of the Lao People’s Army medical services.