Reports delivered at the meeting showed that this year, despite challenges posed by complicated developments of the regional and international situations, the CMC, MND, and Party Committees and Chains-of-Command of defense agencies and military units stayed united and successfully led the implementation of their assigned missions. 

Notably, they actively made recommendations for the Party and State to deal with military and defense incidents, especially the South China Sea (East Sea)-related issues in a timely and effective manner while raising the quality of military exercises to meet new operational requirements.

General Ngo Xuan Lich addresses the event.

Under the instructions of higher levels, military units and agencies reviewed their unit building and the implementation of the “Determined to Win” emulation drive and the “Promoting tradition, devoting talent, deserving to be Uncle Ho’s soldiers” movement.

In addition, they effectively promoted their key role in natural disaster prevention and mitigation, search and rescue, environmental protection, hunger elimination and poverty reduction, and new-style rural area building. Defense external relations were also conducted in an intensive and effective manner. 

Furthermore, relevant defense agencies completed legal documents to submit to the National Assembly for approval on military and defense issues, so as to meet the requirements of force building and national protection mission in both the short and long terms. They actively cooperated with ministries, agencies, and localities to carry out socio-economic development programs and projects and defense and security consolidation missions. 

Delegates at the event

Agencies and units under the Defense Ministry well maintained combat readiness and firmly defend the territory, airspace, seas, and cyberspace while raising the quality and effectiveness of training, education, and scientific research.

Party Committees and organizations of military units strictly and effectively carried out resolutions, directives, and guidelines on Party building, made preparations for upcoming Party congresses at all levels, and contributed constructive ideas to the documents of the 13th National Party Congress.

The whole military effectively carried out Party and political work and promoted information dissemination to orient public’s opinion and prevent manifestations of “peaceful evolution,” “self-evolution” and “self-transformation,” so as to protect the ideological principle of the Party. They united, showed absolute trust in the leadership of the Party, and undertook and fulfilled all assigned missions.

Translated by Tran Hoai