At the meeting, on behalf of the N.A. deputy delegation, Nguyen Lam Thanh, Vice Chairman of the N.A.’s Council of Ethnic Minorities, reported on important outcomes of the freshly-concluded third session of 15th N.A.

Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang speaks at the meeting.

In particular, in 19 scientific, democratic, and highly responsible working days, the 15th N.A.’s third meeting achieved all set targets. During this session, the 15th N.A. looked into a large amount of work and made decisions on many important contents for 2022 and the following years. As a result, the 15th N.A. passed five laws, adopted 17 resolutions, and gave opinions on six draft laws and resolutions and other important contents.

On hearing the achievements of the aforementioned meeting, participating voters voiced their opinions and suggested the delegation of Thai Nguyen N.A. deputies make proposals to the N.A. on creating a special mechanism for Thai Nguyen province to make the best of its full potential, and strengths to develop in the coming time.

General Giang and N.A. deputies of Thai Nguyen province listen to voters.

With concern over conflicts in the world, some voters hoped that the provincial N.A. deputies give recommendations to higher levels to devise measures to effectively respond to defense and security contingencies.

While clarifying Vietnam’s viewpoints on diplomacy and emphasizing the country’s traditional relations with several countries, especially in defense and military fields, Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang affirmed the rightness of Vietnamese Party's and State's foreign policy.

An overview of the event

Also at the meeting, the defense chief gave a briefing on the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue hosted by Singapore and the 16th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting under the theme “Solidarity for Harmonized Security” held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He also informed voters of achievements in military building and major orientations in the time to come.

After the meeting with voters, General Giang and provincial N.A. deputies visited and presented gifts to local special policy beneficiaries ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day (July 27, 1947 - 2022).

Translated by Mai Huong