The event was chaired by General Ngo Xuan Lich, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Minister of National Defense.

General Ngo Xuan Lich chairs the conference.

At the conference, Lieutenant General Huynh Chien Thang, Secretary of the Military Region 9 Party Committee and Political Commissar, briefed senior defense leaders on the preparation for the military region’s Party Congress for the 2020-2025 tenure.

Speaking at the event, General Lich applauded the military region’s Party organization for the preparation, stressing that the unit’s Party Committee has embraced higher levels’ resolutions, prepared documents and personnel for the Party congresses at all levels as planned. The defense minister required the unit’s Party Committee to summarize opinions and comments to complete its documents for the Party Congress while enhancing ideological education for troops, helping them successfully fulfill assigned missions.

In the working session with the leaders of military commands under Military Region 9, General Lich highly appreciated their ideas on implementing military-defense missions, building local defensive areas, tapping defense potential, and developing socio-economy in line with reinforcing national defense and security.

On behalf of the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense, General Lich thanked the local authorities and people for creating favorable conditions for the military region over the past time and hoped that they will continue closely collaborating with the military region’s Party Committee in conducting military-defense missions.

Translated by Trung Thanh