Coast guards bear heavy but glorious responsibility: PM

July 12, 2019 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc had a working session yesterday with the Việt Nam Coast Guard (VCG) High Command in Hà Nội, saying the force’s responsibility is “as heavy as it is glorious.” At the High Command’s headquarters, PM Phúc spoke to VCG officers and soldiers who serve on the country’s seas. He said he understood their hardships and asked the force to uphold their political steadfastness and to weather every difficulty so as to fulfil all their tasks. VCG Commander Lt. Gen. Nguyễn Văn…

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Building a “Mighty Military” to Protect Socialist Homeland

December 22, 2018 (VNA) – The military would continue to build its strength and might to defend and protect the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, wrote Politburo member and Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc in an article on the 74th anniversary of the Viet Nam People’s Army founding day, December 22, 1944. “In 74 years of rich and proud history, under the leadership of the Communist Party and the guidance of President Hồ Chí Minh, Viet Nam’s military has been growing continuously. From the original 34 members of the Viet…

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