The Secretariat of the Pinnacle Club of ASEAN welcomes the Vietnamese Chapter of Pinnacle Club

Hanoi23 May 2019

EVENT REPORT |

The Secretariat of the Pinnacle Club of ASEAN welcomes the Vietnamese Chapter of Pinnacle Club

On 23 May 19, the Secretariat of the Pinnacle Club of ASEAN met with Colonel General
Nguyen Huy Hieu (Deputy Minister of Defense, Vietnam), Lieutenant General Nguyen Dinh
Chien (Former Director, National Defence Strategy Institute, Vietnam) and Major General
Nguyen Sinh Xo (Director, Department for Prevention and Combat of Crime, Vietnam) in
Hanoi.

On 23 May 19, the Secretariat of the Pinnacle Club of ASEAN met with Colonel General
Nguyen Huy Hieu (Deputy Minister of Defense, Vietnam), Lieutenant General Nguyen Dinh
Chien (Former Director, National Defence Strategy Institute, Vietnam) and Major General
Nguyen Sinh Xo (Director, Department for Prevention and Combat of Crime, Vietnam) in
Hanoi.

Colonel General Nguyen Huy Hieu expressed that the Pinnacle Club of ASEAN played an
important role in maintaining the camaraderie and friendship amongst military, defence and
police officials. He agreed to be the advisor for the Vietnam Chapter of the Pinnacle Club
which would be administrated by Lieutenant General Nguyen Dinh Chien.

Lieutenant General Nguyen Dinh Chien is an experienced veteran who has focused on
imparting his knowledge through his stints as the Deputy Director of Military Technical
Academy and Deputy Commander of Hanoi Capital Command. He often represents Vietnam
at regional and international defence and security conferences including the Shangri-La
Dialogue, Network of ASEAN Defence and Security Institutions (NADI) and the Tri-Service
Asian Defense & Security Exhibition, Conference and Networking Event. He retired as the
Director of the National Defense Strategy Institute in 2014.

Major General Nguyen Sinh Xo who is the Director of the Department for Prevention and
Combat of Crime, will support the administration of the Vietnamese Chapter of the Pinnacle
Club of ASEAN.

On behalf of the other members of the Pinnacle Club of ASEAN, we warmly welcome the
new members of the Pinnacle Club from Vietnam and we look forward to meeting them
again.