PANO - Pary General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also Secretary of the Military Central Commission paid a working visit to the General Department of Politics, Vietnam People’s Army on March 27 th .
At the working session, on behalf of the General Department, Senior Lieutenant-General Ngo Xuan Lich, head of the unit, briefed the Party General Secretary on 68 years of building, fighting, development and achievements of the unit.
General Lich also pointed out short-comings of the Party and Politics General Department and offered some recommendation in the coming time.
On behalf of the Defence Ministry, General Phung Quang Thanh, Defence Minister emphasized that over the past years, officers and soldiers in the army had boosted their practice, solidarity with local people and among each other and heightened their political knowledge, vigilance and combat readiness posture while being loyal to the Party, the State and people and ready to undertake and fulfill any assigned missions. Moreover, troops have been united and tighten their effective cooperation with public security forces to ensure political security, social order and safety. They had also actively given consultancies to the Party and the State on building strong whole-people defence and efficiently carried out the work of military external affairs.
Having heard all reports by senior officers in the army, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong highly spoke of the good and serious preparation of the working session and affirmed the important role of the Party and Politics Department as well as the system of policial organisations and political staffs at all levels in Vietnam People’s Army as it undertakes the task of building and organizing those who are the trainers while standing combat readiness to fight for the defence of the Party, the regime, the country and its people.
The top Pary leader praised the General Department of Politics for its well performance of a number of tasks, contributing to upholding ideology of the Party in the army, and ensuring that the army is always the faithful political force and a support of the Party and people in the cause of national renewal process and national construction and defence.
He affirmed that there is no country else in the world where the image of soldiers has a special corner in the heart of people like Vietnam with the image of Uncle Ho’s Soldier. The Party, the State, people have strong belief and confidence in Uncle Ho’s Soldier in fulfilling any assigned tasks.
General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said that in 2012 and the years to come, new and rapid developments will be seen in Vietnam, in the region and in the world. Therefore, the missions for the army will have new developments to meet the more effective, rapid and higher demands. So, the General Department of Politics, political organs at all levels and their staff need to fully and thoroughly grasp their tasks to effectively carry out the work of Party and Politics.
He stressed that it is a need to promoting the work of popularizing the building of a strong and spotless Party commission in the army on media to fight against wrong viewpoints and doings of hostile and reactionary forces. He praised the People’s Army Newspaper and the Magazine of Whole Army Defence and asked them to better such a task in the years to come.
Regarding suggestions by the General Department of Politics, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong asked the Party Central Office to collect and classify and then submit to him to later assign related sectors to deal with in order to create favorable conditions for the General Department of Politics to fulfill its tasks.
He also sent his regards to officers, soldiers and other staff in the army.
Reported by Hoang Ha
Translated by Mai Huong