At the opening ceremony

The events are in response to Vietnam Book Day (April 21), World Book and Copyright Day (April 23), as well as the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and people’s councils at all levels in the 2021-2026 term.

Former Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien, Deputy Director of the General Department of Politics (GDP) Senior Lieutenant General Do Can, former Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Rinh attended the event.

Speaking at the event, General Can underlined the importance of reading in the military and called on units throughout the military to promote reading movements to improve the spiritual life of troops and arouse their passion for books, making contributions to enriching their knowledge and promoting their professionalism to meet mission requirements.

Moreover, the leader of the GDP asked the Military Library to closely work with relevant agencies and units to successfully organize the 2021 Reading Culture Ambassador Contest in the military.

Delegates at the event

Addressing the event, Senior Colonel Tran Thi Bich Hue, Director of the Military Library, confirmed that these meaningful activities aim to encourage and promote reading movements in the community, raise people’s awareness of the importance of books in broadening their knowledge and shaping their personality, as well as to honor the value of books, authors, publishers, and contributors.

The event runs until May 19, 2021.

Translated by Quynh Oanh