In the month, under the leadership and direction of the Central Military Commission (CMC)’s Standing Board and the Ministry of National Defense (MND), the whole military has well completed assigned military and defense missions. Notably, agencies and units in the whole military have strictly observed combat readiness; firmly protected national sovereignty; strictly managed border exit and entry; promoted dissemination of regulations on illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing. 

At the conference

In May, defense leaders have worked with some localities on military and defense missions and met with military National Assembly deputies before the 7th session of the 15th N.A.

The whole military has attached much importance to political and ideological education; actively and pro-actively disseminated information to orientate public opinion and combated wrongful viewpoints to protect the Party’s ideological foundation in the military; fostered coordination to mark the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory and the 60th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Trail; conducted international integration and defense diplomacy.

Speaking at the event, Gen. Giang lauded forces participating in the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory, border guards for smashing many criminal cases, and military sports teams for their achievements. The Defense Minister asked agencies and units in the whole military to continue to strictly maintain combat readiness, strictly manage the air, sea, border areas, mainland, and cyberspace, contributing to firmly protecting national sovereignty. He urged the whole military to synchronously take measures to raise the quality of training, competitions, and exercises.

The defense leader urged the General Department of Political Affairs to direct the whole military to well implement ideological and political education; enhance the protection of the Party’s ideological foundation; and combat wrongful and hostile viewpoints. He also emphasized the need to flexibly and effectively conduct defense diplomacy; enhance the administrative reform and development of e-government and digital transformation in the MND.

Translated by Tran Hoai