The Ministry of Public Security in coordination with other ministries and agencies and the Hanoi People’s Committee held a ceremony on January 10 to launch the task and conduct a drill ahead of the big event.

More than 6,000 officers and soldiers of the public security and army forces, and health workers of the capital city, along with representatives from 10 adjacent localities joined the ceremony.

Delegates attending the ceremony pose for a group photo.

In his remarks, Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, and head of the organizing sub-committee of the 13th National Party Congress, stressed the need to raise the awareness of concerned forces about absolutely ensuring security and safety for the event.

The core role played by people’s armed forces should be brought into full play, the Party official said.

Minister of Public Security General To Lam pledged that the public security force will raise the high sense of responsibility and join hands with other units to drastically, synchronously and effectively roll out plans.

The drill featured different hypothetical scenarios on security and safety, including fighting terrorists and rescuing hostages.

Source: VNA