During the visit, on behalf of the Central Military Commission and GDP leaders, General Luong Cuong wished General Nguyen Quyet good health and longevity and hoped that the former defense leader will contribute more to the revolutionary cause of the Party and the building of an elite, regular, revolutionary and gradually-modern military.

General Luong Cuong and the GDP’s leaders congratulate General Nguyen Quyet on his 100th birthday.

On the occasion, General Cuong briefed General Quyet on the military’s task performance over the past time.

For his part, General Quyet spoke highly of the outcomes of the Party and political work in the whole military over the past time. He hoped the GDP will continue providing timely recommendations for the Politburo, the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee, the Central Military Commission, and the Ministry of National Defense to successfully implement resolutions of the 13th National Party Congress and the 11th Congress of the Military Party Organization, as well as directives of higher levels on Party and political work, contributing to building political bravery and strong determination for troops to be ready to complete all assigned missions.

General Nguyen Quyet was born in 1922 in Chinh Nghia commune, Kim Dong district, Hung Yen province. He joined the revolution in 1939, was enlisted in the military in August 1945, and became member of the Communist Party of Vietnam in 1940.

During his career, General Quyet held numerous positions and undertook different missions. He was not only a talented general, who was good at both military and political affairs, but also an exemplary cadre, who devoted his whole life to the Vietnamese country and people. His life and career serve as an outstanding example for younger generations to learn and follow.

Translated by Trung Thanh