Defense Minister works with General Staff

At the working session Briefing task implementation in 2017, Lieutenant General Pham Hong Huong, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, said that last year staff units fulfilled successfully assigned missions. Accordingly, they maintained strictly combat readiness, closely followed situation, contributed constructive comments to help the Central Military Commission and Ministry of National Defense develop effective socio-economic plans while strengthening defense-security as well as cooperated with other units to ensure safety for important national events. In addition, the General Staff instructed units in the whole military to renew their training methods, so as to raise training quality and efficiency and worked with ministries and localities to keep in touch with situations to deal with incidents at sea. General Huong added that this year staff units will effectively carry out military and defense missions with the focus on maintaining combat readiness, raising the quality of situation evaluation and forecasting, strengthening the efficiency of enlistment, fostering training for troops to effectively master weapons and equipment and making positive changes in education and training. Addressing the meeting, General Lich acknowledged the General Staff’s task achievement last year and asked staff units to renew staff work, strengthen the quality of training, education and exercises, promote IT application in carrying out tasks and continue building comprehensively strong units and Party committees. Translated by Tran Hoai


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