The PM conveyed his regards to war veterans, heroic Vietnamese mothers, heroes of armed forces, labor heroes, war woulded soldiers and their families; officers and soldiers of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) throughout periods, and militia nationwide.

He said the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification provides a chance to recall the glorious history of the Vietnam People’s Army, the significance and historical value of the great victory, and dedication of the Party and President Ho Chi Minh as well as contributions of the people.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (third from left) at the Command of Air Defense - Air Force Service

The Party and State leaders always pay special attention to air defense - air force troops who play a key role in protecting air space, land, seas and islands of the nation, he said.

The leader lauded generations of air defense - air force troops for upholding the tradition of the nation and the VPA in national construction and defense over the past 57 years.

He expressed his belief that under the leadership of the Party and State, and the direct management of the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense, all officers and soldiers of the Air Defense - Air Force Service will overcome difficulties and fulfill assigned tasks in the cause of national construction and defense.

Source: VNA