PANO – Continuing the tour to Military Zone 9 and Southwestern localities, the delegation of the Defence Ministry, led by Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant-General Nguyen Thanh Cung, met with the Dong Thap provincial People’s Committee on June 7th.
Earlier, the General also paid visits to the Border Post of the Thuong Phuoc International Border Gate (under the Dong Thap Border Guard Command) and Regiment 9 (Division 8, Military Zone 9).
At the working session with the Dong Thap provincial People’s Committee, the Deputy Defence Minister praised the province’s results in fighting crimes, implementing policies for those who rendered services to the country, and finding and collecting remains of martyrs.
In addition, General Cung urged Dong Thap province to continue to strengthen local defensive areas and whole-people defence posture, promote people’s living standards, especially in border areas, and well carry out people’s external affairs to effectively implement the Party and State’s guidelines and policies on foreign affairs.
Translated by Van Hieu