PM affirms attention to building modern regular army

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated that despite numerous difficulties, the Party and State have always paid much attention to building the modern regular army.
PM affirms attention to building modern regular army - ảnh 1Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (centre) addresses the working session with the Defence Ministry in Hanoi on November 29 (Photo: VNA)

At at a working session with the Defence Ministry in Hanoi on Thursday, the Prime Minister asked the army to be vigilant for sabotage plots of hostile forces, firmly safeguard the national territorial integrity, and do more for the nation building and defence. He hailed the ministry for devising important strategies and well safeguarding the national sovereignty and security in 2018, saying the army and defence forces play an important role in defending the country on the way to socialism, especially in the context of the current complex world situation.

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich, and ministry and sector officials attended the event.