According to the decisions signed by the Prime Minister, Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, was appointed to the post of Deputy Defense Minister, while Lieutenant Le Huy Vinh, Commander of the Air Defense - Air Force Service, and Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Nghia, Director of the Military Personnel Department will hold the positions of Deputy Chiefs of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army. Besides, Chief of the Phu Tho Provincial Military Command Senior Colonel Dinh Manh Phac was assiged to the post of Deputy Commander of Military Region 2.

General Ngo Xuan Lich hands over decisions to the appointed and promoted officers

Under the State President-signed decision, Senior Colonel Dinh Manh Phac was also promoted to Major General.

Moreover, Major General Vu Van Kha, Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff of the Air Defense - Air Force Service was appointed as the service's chief, according to a decision signed by the Defense Minister.

At the ceremony, General Lich congratulated the appointed and promoted officers and stressed that the promotion and appointment demonstrated the Party's, State's, and military's trust and acknowledgement of the officers’ great contributions.

General Lich asked them to heighten their responsibilities, knowledge, and leadership capacity while paying due attention to consolidating internal solidarity and improving the spiritual and material lives of troops.

Translated by Mai Huong