At the working session

The statement was underlined by General Luong Cuong, Permanent Member of the Central Military Commission and Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army during his working session with the Management Board of the museum project and other relevant units of the Ministry of National Defense (MND) on August 14 in Hanoi.

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Nghia, Deputy Director of the VPA’s General Department of Politics also attended the event.

The MND has approved several aspects of the museum construction project such as political outline, design task, architectural design and the design consulting company (Nikken Sekkei Company), expenses for the construction in 2019-2020 and total investment for the first phase of the project. 

Meanwhile, the museum actively completed a detailed outline of the display quarters and worked with experts on the exhibits’ captions and explanations in order to serve the first phase of the construction project.

Concluding the working session, General Cuong acknowledged and hailed the units’ great efforts in implementing the Vietnam Military History Museum construction project.

He highlighted the political significance of the project in storing, disseminating, and educating the Vietnam military’s history to troops and people nationwide. Therefore, involved units and agencies at all levels should try their best to ensure the project’s progress and quality.

The GDP’s Director also requested the management board and the museum to actively work with other functional units and agencies and local authorities to quickly complete legal procedures and speed up the progress of the construction project while staying in line with State laws and the approved investment.

Reportedly, the construction of the new Vietnam Military History Museum is expected to be completed in December 2021.

Translated by Khanh Ngan