Reports delivered at the meeting recalled the sophisticated developments of regional and international situations, destructive activities by hostile forces, and the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic which posed various challenges to the country in general and the military in particular. Reports also affirmed that under the leadership of the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense, the military successfully completed all military and defense missions despite these challenges.

At the meeting

Particularly, defense agencies and military units strictly observed combat readiness regulations, closely followed situational developments, and effectively dealt with all circumstances. Furthermore, the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense directed forces to successfully ensure security and safety during the 13th National Party Congress and the Lunar New Year 2021.

Together with fostering COVID-19 prevention and control work, the military has effectively carried out enlistment drives and made preparations for the training season 2021. Forces have always prepared to respond to any circumstances while ensuring adequate equipment for both regular and unexpected missions. 

Under the direct leadership of leaders of the General Department of Politics, agencies and units effectively combated the wrongful allegations of hostile forces to orient public opinions and firmly protect the Party’s ideological basis. Troops throughout the military demonstrated their firm political stance and high resolve to fulfill all assigned missions.

Praising defense agencies and military units for effective task performance over the past time, General Lich asked them to foster COVID-19 prevention and control and develop suitable training programs in line with current situation.

At the meeting, the Defense Minister presented flowers and congratulated Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Nghia who had been appointed Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education. He expressed a strong belief that Nghia will successfully fulfill all missions assigned by the Party and people. 

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Nghia pledged that he will uphold the virtues of Uncle Ho’s soldiers and continue studying and striving to fulfill all missions.

Translated by Tran Hoai