Scene at a press conference to announce the event (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A seminar on achievements and experiences over 30 years of military-defence reform is scheduled to take place in Hanoi on December 16, announced the Defence Ministry.

According to Major General Nguyen Phuong Dien, Deputy Director of the Department of Popularisation and Training under the General Department of Politics, the seminar aims to highlight the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam as a key factor to the reform.

Achievements, shortcomings and learned lesson from the period will also be discussed, he said on December 13.

The seminar is expected to gather the participation of senior officials from the Defence Ministry, General Department of Politics, General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army, and history experts.-VNA