Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets General Department II staff (Source: VNA) 
 
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with the Ministry of Defence’s General Department II on January 21, lauding the military intelligence unit’s staff for accomplishing assigned tasks.

The session was also attended by Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang.

Speaking at the event, the PM said that over the past 73 years, military intelligence officials and soldiers have remained loyal to the Party, the nation, and people, contributing to national construction and defence.

They have offered timely and effective consultation to the Party, State, Central Military Commission, and Ministry of Defence to firmly safeguard national sovereignty and interests, creating an environment of peace which has aided national development, he said.

In order to fulfil the tasks for 2019 and subsequent years, the PM asked the department’s staff to continue upholding the virtues of Uncle Ho’s soldiers; seriously abide by the Party and State’s principles and directions; renew its apparatus in an efficient and streamlined manner; and put forward a trusted political and fighting force which is absolutely loyal to the Party, State, army and people.

On the occasion of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival, the PM sent his best wishes to the staff and their families.

He also visited the department’s hall of tradition. –VNA