* On September 17, the Military Medical University opened the 2019-2020 new academic year in the presence of Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defense Minister.

Addressing the opening ceremony, General Giang hailed the university for its achievements in the last academic year and required the university to make more efforts in devising and applying comprehensive measures in all fields to gain better achievements in the coming time.

General Phan Van Giang speaks at the event.

The general stressed that besides training quality, the university should focus on building up a contingent of highly competent trainers and researchers and enhancing cooperation with other universities, hospitals, and research institutes both inside and outside the military.

* Also on September 17, Defense Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong attended the new school year opening ceremony at the Military Technical Academy.

At the ceremony, General Truong stressed the importance of the plan to restructure the academy towards 2030 and the years that follow and required the teaching staff of the academy to proactively enhance their capabilities and therefore improve training quality.

* The Political Officers’ Training School opened the new school year of 2019-2020 with the attendance of the Vice Director of the General Department of Politics, Lieutenant General Tran Quang Phuong on September 17.

As the reports show, the school applied various measures in different fields to training for better outcomes. In the new academic year, the school has planned to boost reforms and standardize training programs with a focus on improving training and research quality. More attention will also be paid to building up a contingent of highly-competent instructors and educational management staff.

* Also on September 17, Vice Directors of the General Department of Politics, Lieutenant General Do Can and Lieutenant General Le Hien Van attended and addressed the new school year opening ceremonies of the Army Officers’ Training School No.1 and the Military Culture and Art University.

The same day, various other schools and academies in the military, including the Military Science Academy, the Air Force Officers’ Training School, Tran Dai Nghia University, and the Signal Technical College, also kick-started the new school year of 2019-2020.

Translated by Huu Duong