President Truong Tan Sang paid a pre-Tet visit to Regiment 61, Air Defence Division 361, the Air Defence and Air Force of the Vietnam People’s Army on January 27.

The President said he is pleased to see the regiment’s officials and soldiers make great efforts in performing tasks of combat readiness, airspace management and training to become a strong part of the army.

He said he believes that the Air Defence and Air Force, particularly Regiment 61, would stand always ready for all situations to maintain independence and the sovereignty of the country.-VNA