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Thai Navy pays courtesy call on new Philippine Navy chief


The Royal Thai Navy on Wednesday visited the Philippine Navy with the aim to boost the defense cooperation between the two countries.

Vice Admiral Chanint Phadungkiat, director of Maritime Enforcement Operations Command Center (Thai-MECC), and his contingent paid a courtesy call on Flag Officer in Command Rear Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo at the Navy's headquarters.

Bacordo formally assumed his post as the new Flag Officer In Command of the Philippine Navy on Monday, succeeding now-retired Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad.

 

Philippine Navy Flag Officer in Command Giovanni Barcolo (right) poses with Royal Thai Navy Vice Admiral at Nevy headquarters in Manila on February 5, 2020. Photo: Philippine Navy
Philippine Navy Flag Officer in Command Giovanni Bacordo (right) poses with Royal Thai Navy Vice Admiral Chanint Phadungkiat at Navy headquarters in Manila on February 5, 2020. Photo: Philippine Navy

 

Photo: Philippine Navy
Photo: Philippine Navy

During the meeting, enhancing the defense cooperation for both navies were discussed by the officials.

The Philippine Navy has committed to continue and enhance its commitment to strengthen ties and friendship with other regional navies. — Anna Felicia Bajo/BM, GMA News

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