On behalf of the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense, Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang handed over the appointment decision to Lieutenant General Nguyen Doan Anh.

Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang (right) hands over the decision to Lieutenant General Nguyen Doan Anh.

Speaking at the ceremony, General Phan Van Giang congratulated Lieutenant General Nguyen Doan Anh on his new post, stressing that it showed the trust and recognition of the Party, State and military for the senior officer.

The defense minister noted that Lieutenant General Nguyen Doan Anh, on his previous post as Commander of Military Region 4, has made great contribution to building a strong regional armed force and close relationship with the local authorities.

General Phan Van Giang speaks at the ceremony.

General Phan Van Giang also required Lieutenant General Nguyen Doan Anh to continue promoting his responsibility and capability and acquiring more knowledge to meet his new task requirements, contributing to the development of the Vietnam People’s Army in general and the General Staff in particular.

For his part, Lieutenant General Nguyen Doan Anh expressed his gratitude to the Party, State, and military and the defense leadership. He promised to continue self-studying to heighten capability, promote responsibility, quickly adapt to his new post, and fulfill all assigned missions.

Translated by Trung Thanh