At the meeting with the Vice Chairman of the National Assembly, Commander of Military Region 5 Lt. Gen. Trinh Dinh Thach briefed General Phuong on the defense-military missions of the region's armed force over the past time.

Sr. Lt. Gen. Tran Quang Phuong (seventh from right) and Military Region 5's troops

Accordingly, the military region’s troops have completed all assigned tasks with remarkable achievements. In particular, in response to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the military region has directed its affiliated units to adjust training plans, organized live-fire defensive area exercises with absolute safety, and enhanced defense external affairs.

Speaking at the meeting, General Phuong acknowledged and praised achievements of the military region’s troops over the past time. He urged the unit’s Party committees and chains-of-command at all levels to continue embracing higher levels’ instructions and resolutions on building the military to meet the task requirements in the current context, contributing to firmly reinforcing the all-people defense posture and the people's security posture.

In addition, he asked them to maintain regular training, combat readiness to fulfill missions in any circumstances while taking care of troops’ material and spiritual life prior to the Tet festival.

On behalf of the N.A. Standing Committee, General Phuong wished troops of Military Region 5 good health, success and happiness.

Translated by Trung Thanh