On January 23, Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Vo Minh Luong chaired a conference to review activities in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory, 80th anniversary of the foundation day of the Vietnam People’s Army, and the 35 years of the whole people's defense festive day.

An overview of the conference

Regarding the implementation of activities in celebration of these big events, units in the whole military have boosted dissemination work and launched emulation drives, along with defense and military work as well as cultural and artistic activities; carried out policy, mass mobilization, and gratitude activities, to name but a few.

Gen. Luong addresses the conference.

Especially, as of January 15, units in the whole military supported the construction of 4,153 houses, including 888 “Comradeship” houses and 3,265 “Great unity” houses. They had also made recommendations to the Ministry of National Defense to build 10 civil constructions for disadvantaged localities, supported 2,000 needy households and officers and soldiers in difficult conditions, worth totally VND 52.2 billion.

Delegates at the event

Concluding the conference, Gen. Luong held that the units have actively implemented activities with good quality as scheduled. He also requested units in the whole military to closely work together to effectively conduct all related plans and projects.

Translated by Song Anh