Addressing the ceremony held in Hanoi on May 22 by the Party Committee of the Office of the Ministry of National Defense (MND), General Lich congratulated General Don on the noble reward.

General Lich emphasized that as a Party member for four decades now, in any positions and in any situations, General Don has always been loyal to the Party, the Fatherland, and people of Vietnam. As a Party member, he has had good revolutionary virtues and as an army officer, has had a high sense of responsibility for work. Braving hardships, the general has excellently completed all assigned missions, deserving the trust of the Party, State, people and troops.

Defense Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich (L) congratulates Sr. Lt. Gen. Tran Don on the noble reward

According to General Lich, as a member of the Party Central Committee, a permanent member of the Central Military Commission and Deputy Defense Minister, General Don has worked closely and united with the CMC, the MND leadership to effectively perform the advisory role to assist the Party and the State in devising military-defense policies, directing the building of the whole people’s defense disposition and people’s armed forces, building a politically-, ideologically, organizationally-, morally-strong military Party organization. He has also made great contributions to improving the synergy and combat strength of the military.

The Defense Minister also highlighted that General Don along with the leadership of the CMC and MND directed defense agencies and military units to effectively respond to the complicated COVID-19 pandemic, thereby protecting people’s health and peaceful lives.

In his speech, General Don expressed his honor of receiving the badge and deeply thanked the CMC and MND leaders for creating favorable conditions for him to fulfill his assignments. He promised to continue to strive for and devote himself to the revolutionary cause of the Party and the military.

Translated by Mai Huong