PANO – The General Department V, under the Ministry of Public Security, celebrated their 66th anniversary and received the “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title for its Department B51 in Hanoi on February 17th.
Present at the meeting were Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Deputy-Prime Minister, Mr. Dao Viet Trung, Chairman of the Government Office and Lieutenant-General Tran Viet Tan, Deputy-Minister of Public Security.
Over the past 66 years, the General Department V fulfilled its tasks with many feats of arms, making contributions to the national liberation and unity as well as the cause of building and defending the country. The unit was presented with two Golden Star Orders, two Ho Chi Minh Orders and other noble orders by the Party and State.
Addressing the ceremony, Mr. Phuc highly valued the achievements of the General Department V and Department B51 in recent times and affirmed that the two units should bring into play their tradition, follow the guideline of the Party and State, and work jointly with other relevant units to crush all sabotage schemes of hostile forces.
On behalf of leaders of the Party and State, Mr. Phuc granted the “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title to Department B51.
Translated by Van Hieu