During the visit, General Giang directly inspected the construction progress of the project and listened to reports delivered by the investor and the contractors about the results of the first phase of the project.

Minister of National Defense General Phan Van Giang (first from right, front) inspects the construction of the Vietnam Military History Museum.

Speaking at the working session with the investors and contractors, General Giang praised the collaboration among relevant agencies and functional organs of the defense ministry to ensure the project’s progress. He underlined that the project is significantly meaningful in terms of history and culture; therefore, he urged the investors to continue disseminating the importance of the project to relevant units and agencies, implementing the work in close line with legal regulations on managing construction investment and bidding, and avoiding wastefulness.

Also, the defense minister required the contractors to ensure regulations of occupational safety and the construction’s quality as required.

* The same day, General Giang worked with Army Corps 12 (Truong Son Construction Corporation).

At the meeting with the unit’s leadership, Senior Colonel Nguyen Huu Ngoc, Commander of the corps, briefed the defense minister on the unit’s military-defense tasks and business activities in the past years and in the first half of 2022.

General Giang addresses the working session with the leadership of Army Corps 12.

Accordingly, the corps strived its best to fulfill all assigned tasks and ensure stable income for laborers while enhancing scientific and technological research, contributing to improving the corporate governance and management quality.

On behalf of the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense, General Giang applauded efforts of the corps’ Party Committee and Chain-of-Command for serious implementation of higher levels’ resolutions and directives on military-defense missions and major projects of the country.

He urged the unit’s leadership to continue directing their affiliates to promote the heroic traditions of Truong Son soldiers, complete the business plan in 2022 and the restructuring project as approved by the defense ministry.

In addition, the defense minister asked the corps to maintain high combat readiness, promptly deal with unexpected situations, and maintain solidarity and stability in their unit. He noted that the unit’s personnel should pay much attention to improving effectiveness, ensuring safety, developing socio-economy in line with reinforcing defense-security.

Translated by Trung Thanh