Ministry of Public Security awarded first-class Military Exploit Order

(VOVWORLD) - The Ministry of Public Security was awarded a first-class Military Exploit Order at a ceremony held in Hanoi on Sunday to mark its 75th traditional day (August 19) and the 15th anniversary of “All people protect national security” festival (August 19).
Ministry of Public Security awarded first-class Military Exploit Order - ảnh 1

Speaking at the event, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the public security force for fulfilling assigned tasks and making great contributions to the country’s achievements. He expressed profound gratitude to generations of public security officers and soldiers in the process of protecting national independence and freedom, and ensuring social security and order. He said in any circumstances, the public security force must well protect the Party and State, the socialist regime, national security, social safety and order, helping to safeguard sovereignty and territorial integrity, maintaining socio-political stability, and creating an environment of peace, security and order for national development. 

The PM tasked the force with defeating all sabotage plots, peaceful evolution and riots by hostile forces, ensuring cyber and socio-economic security and security in strategic areas, protect the absolute safety of key targets and important political events, firstly the Party Congresses at all levels and the 13th National Party Congress. 

At the same time, the force must crack down on and push back crimes, and promptly deal with cases under the direction of the Central Steering Committee for Corruption Prevention and Control, he said. 

Party units at all levels in the public security force were asked to continue effectively following the Resolution adopted by the fourth plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee in combination with the campaign on studying and following President Ho Chi Minh's thought, morality and lifestyle, so as to drive back degradation in political thought and signs of self-evolution and self-transformation. 

He said each public security officer and soldier must continually improve political mettle and professional expertise, and fully grasp Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh Thought, and Party and State policies and guidelines regarding their work.