Hung Yen province's armed forces receiving the second-class Fatherland Protection Order on April 1
General Ngo Xuan Lich, Member of the Politburo, Defense Minister; Senior Lieutenant General Luong Cuong, Member of the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee, Director of the General Department of Politics; and Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang, Member of the Party Central Committee, Chief of the General Staff, Deputy Defense Minister, sent greeting flowers to the event.

At the ceremony, Senior Colonel Nguyen Chi Cong, Commander of the provincial Military Command, briefed the participants on the history of building, fighting, and development of the province’s armed forces.

In the two national resistance wars against the French colonialists and American imperialists, Hung Yen province’s troops and people participated in thousands of battles, killing and capturing tens of thousands of enemy troops, and receiving many noble awards.

In the cause of national construction and development, especially since the re-establishment of the province (January 1997), Hung Yen province’s armed forces have continued making large contributions to the cause of the national renewal.

On the occasion, the province’s armed forces received the second-class Fatherland Protection Order from the State President.

Translated by Thuy Duong