At the event

Addressing the opening ceremony, MR4’s Political Commissar Lieutenant General Tran Vo Dung underscored that President Ho Chi Minh visited the region three times, and sent letters of praise 36 times as well as presented many gifts to MR4 armed forces.

Following Uncle Ho’s teachings, throughout its construction and development, the region has always promoted the noble virtues of the Vietnam People’s Army and its heroic traditions. In any circumstances, in both wartime and peacetime, they have always overcome difficulties to best fulfill all assigned tasks.

During the program, there was an exchange with people who were historical witnesses, persons conferred with the title “Hero of the People's Armed Forces,” experts doing research on President Ho Chi Minh and outstanding officers and soldiers of the region.

The event aimed to commemorate Uncle Ho’s sentiment towards the region as well as his teachings to the officers and soldiers during his visits to the region.

On this occasion, the MR4’s Department of Political Affairs presented three second and ten third Nguyen Viet Xuan prizes to winners. The award is held annually, aiming to promote creativeness and military science research movement among troops.

Translated by Minh Anh