President Tran Dai Quang (R) at a meeting with voters (Source: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang on December 11 met voters from armed forces in Ho Chi Minh City, during which he lauded their responsible opinions as well as valuable proposals.

He noted that in 2016, Vietnam has seen many important achievements in socio-economy, culture, defence-security and external relations. However, the country has also faced newly-emerged crimes, including high technology crimes as well as traditional and non-traditional challenges, he said.

The President affirmed that the strengthening of defence-security is key for the success of socio-economic development plan and international integration of the country, which also requires for armed forces’ good preparation and readiness to safeguard of the country’s sovereignty, unification, territorial integrity in all circumstance.

He underscored that armed forces should focus on strengthening political education as well as fostering close relationship with people and loyalty to the Party, nation and people, while actively engaging in popularising Party and State’s law and policies and socio-economic development, poverty reduction and natural disaster response.

He highlighted the need for armed forces’ reform and higher training quality, along with accurate forecast of destruction schemes of hostile forces and their wrongful arguments.

President Tran Dai Quang clarified the significance of the building of armed forces as well as strong and pure Party organisations in armed forces, as well as the pioneer role of the forces in implementing the Party resolutions on Party building as well as in the fight against morality degradation.

During the meeting, the President answered to the voters’ questions on a number of current problems, including the slow issuance of legal documents that hinders the implementation of laws, while acknowledging their opinion on the need for specific regulations for the authority, equipment and tools to handle administrative violations.

He also agreed with voters’ ideas to integrate defence-security with socio-economic development in plans and strategies in specific fields, as well as the re-verification of major projects on defence-security and the defining of responsibility of individuals and collectives for loss of the projects.-VNA