MND reviews preparations for ASEAN meetings and defense-military events

MND reviews preparations for ASEAN meetings and defense-military events

PANO – Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defense Minister and Deputy Standing Head of the Ministry of National Defense (MND)’s Steering Committee on ASEAN 2020 chaired a conference of the steering committee and its sub-committees on July 17 to review the preparations for ASEAN defense-military events when Vietnam assumes the Chair of ASEAN in 2020.

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Naval Service kicks off sports competition in 2019

PANO – The Naval Service opened a sports competition for its troops in 2019 on July 17 at the Vietnam Naval Academy.

CMC’s Steering Board 35 deploys missions for second half of 2019

PANO - Steering Board 35 of the Central Military Commission (CMC) organized a conference to review its task performance in the first six months of this year and work out missions for the remaining time of the year on July 17 in Hanoi.
VPA’s chemical contingent to leave for Army Games 2019

PANO – The Chemical Corps of the Vietnam People’s Army held a ceremony on July 17 to see off its chemical contingent, leaving for the International Army Games 2019 hosted by Russia with the participation of Belarus, China, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, India, Armenia, and Mongolia.

Outcomes of defense external affairs reviewed

PANO - The Ministry of National Defense on July 16 held a conference to review international integration and defense external relations in the first six months of 2019.
More care for national contributors

PANO - A delegation of the Military Region 4 (MR4) Command, led by its Lieutenant General Nguyen Doan Anh, on July 17 visited and presented gifts to the Convalescent Centers for national contributors and wounded soldiers with mental health problems in Nghe An province, on the occasion of the 72nd Vietnam Wounded Soldiers' and Martyrs' Day.

GDP’s leader presents gifts to wounded and sick soldiers

PANO – Lieutenant General Do Can, Deputy Director of the General Department of Politics (GDP), led a mission of the Ministry of National Defense and the GDP to visit and present gifts to wounded and sick soldiers under treatment at Phu Tho Convalescent Center for National Contributors on July 17 prior to the 72nd Vietnamese Wounded Soldiers' and Martyrs' Day (July 27).
Campaign to collect wartime mementos launched

PANO – The online Vietnam Urban and Environment Magazine, the Vietnamese National Archives III, and the The Gioi (World) Publishers launched a campaign in Hanoi on July 12 to collect keepsakes and documents related to Vietnamese and American veterans during the war in Vietnam.

Photograph exhibition features lives of former revolutionary prisoners

PANO – The Vietnam Military History Museum on July 12 in Hanoi opened a photograph exhibition featuring lives and activities of generations of former revolutionaries in prison during wartime.
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