* The General Department of Defense Industry on July 10 held a conference to work out missions for the remainder of the year in the presence of Senior Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong, Deputy Defense Minister.

Particularly, the General Department of Defense Industry submitted a long-term draft to develop the country’s defense industry to the Politburo for approval while well implementing business missions with high-quality products and raising income for its employees…

Senior Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong speaking at the event

Addressing the event, General Truong acknowledged the unit’s great efforts in the first half of 2018 and asked it to continue implementing defense industry development according to Resolution 06-NQ/TW of the Politburo on “Building and developing defense industry by 2020  onward.”

* The Military Region 3 Command has just held a conference to review its task performance in the first half of the year and deploy tasks for the remaining half.

In the first six months, the unit strictly followed instructions and resolutions of the Politburo, the Party's Secretariat and the Central Military Commission on military-defense tasks as well as built up defensive areas and more. For the remainder of the year, the unit will continuously maintain combat readiness posture at all levels while closely working with forces to ensure security and social order in the area and grasping situations to be ready for combat in any circumstances.

* A similar conference was held by the Military Region 2 Command on July 10. Accordingly, the unit has implemented defense and military missions comprehensively and effectively, focusing on overcoming shortcomings, improving combat readiness and training quality, building up defensive areas, and actively participating in search and rescue missions, etc.

In the second half of the year, the whole unit continues maintaining combat readiness posture, enhancing management capacity, closely grasping situations, especially in border areas, while coordinating with relevant forces to maintain social order and security in the locality.

* Over the past time, the Military Region 7 Command has well fulfilled assigned tasks. Accordingly, the unit strengthened its staff, promoted regularity building, and mobilized sources to enhance its task performance. At the conference, delegates worked out solutions in order to carry out missions for the second half of 2018 with the focus on strengthening regularity and discipline and improving management capacity.

During the conference held at the Military Region 7

* In the first six months, Army Corps 16 well implemented its tasks, especially in building a comprehensively strong unit and mass mobilization work. In addition, the unit also organized various programs to provide free health checkups and present gifts to needy and policy households at a total cost of over VND 7 billion.

* The Artillery Corps has also reviewed its task performance in the past six months at a conference on July 10. Accordingly, the whole corps well maintained combat readiness mission and training quality. For the second half, the corps’ Party Committee and Chain-of-command will focus on instructing the whole unit to effectively fulfill assigned missions.

Translated by Minh Anh