PM makes working trip to Military Zone 5 hinh anh 1PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc makes working trip to Military Zone 5 (Source: VNA)

Da Nang (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a Government delegation visited and had a working session with the Military Zone 5 High Command in the central city of Da Nang on February 11.

Commander of the Military Zone 5 Lieutenant General Nguyen Long Cang said, in order to ensure combat readiness, the zone’s units have conducted regular drills while focusing on increasing Party members and training personnel.

Located in a politically strategic and natural disaster-prone region, the Military Zone 5 has paid attention to fighting hostile forces who attempt to sabotage the national construction cause.

Addressing the session, PM Phuc hailed soldiers, officers, Party members of the Military Zone 5 and locals for their efforts and achievements.

The Prime Minister urged the leaders of the Military Zone 5 to ensure all officers and soldiers will continue staying alert amid the complicated and unpredictable developments of socio-political and security situation in the region and the world.

The zone should push forwards with the building of the people-based national defence, through keeping close connection with local communities and engaging more in the local economic development process and the provision of support for residents in disadvantaged areas.

He agreed on principle with the Military Zone 5’s suggestion on building patrol roads along the border line and upgrading military barracks.

In 2017, units under the Military Zone 5 built over 400 charity houses, found and reburied over 230 sets of martyrs’ remains.

It also offered assistance to Cambodian and Lao partners.-VNA