PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits military intelligence staff (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the military intelligence to be a key force in protecting economic and scientific- technological development during his visit to the General Department of Military Intelligence on January 23 ahead the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival.

The PM said the sector should assume the leading role in detecting and stopping any sabotaging attempts of hostile forces and provide the Party and the State with accurate forecast and advice to deal with arising problems in national defence, especially amidst complicated world situation and the rising trade protection trend.

He requested that the sector undertake comprehensive measures to enhance its performance and efficiency, while improving the living condition of its staff.

During the visit, the Prime Minister planted a tree at the agency’s headquarter and visited the museum showcasing objects and documents featuring the devotion and efforts of the agency’s staff over 71 years, and their contribution to the nation’s building and development.-VNA