President Tran Dai Quang visits Air Defence – Air Force Service (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang asked the Air Defence – Air Force Service to continue promoting its core role in intensifying national defence and safeguarding the country while visiting the unit on August 19 on the occasion of the 71st August Revolution and National Day (September 2).

He requested the unit to effectively implement resolutions and instructions of the Party, State, Central Military Commission and Defence Ministry in order to build a comprehensively strong armed service.

It is required to consider political building as a foundation to increase combating strength, and coordinate closely with other forces to protect the air, border, sea and islands of the nation.

The Air Defence – Air Force Service should apply scientific and technological advances in combat training, use existing weapons effectively, and pay more attention to protecting national secrets in the context of increasing cyber crimes, he suggested.

The State leader required the armed force to intensify its relationship with people and actively participate in social welfare programmes and search and rescue activities.

He also showed his hope that the unit will increase its vigilance and military readiness and overcome all challenges to gain further achievements, thus contributing to the nation’s construction and safeguarding.-VNA