Military ex-commanders, officials meet in HCM City - Military ex-commanders, officials meet in HCM City - Website Ho Chi Minh City
Over 500 retired military commanders and officials met at a gathering in Ho Chi Minh City on December 21, on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army and the 25th anniversary of All People’s Defence Festive Day (December 22).
Addressing the gathering, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Le Thanh Hai praised generations of the Vietnam People’s Army soldiers for their meritorious services for national liberation and development.
Reviewing achievements made by the city and its people over the past 30 years, Hai said every great success recorded by the city results from its close-knit attachment with the Vietnam People’s Army and people all over the nation.
Participants recalled the process of building and developing the armed forces.
On the occasion, the city leaders also posthumously awarded the title of hero of the people’s armed forces to four individuals in recognition of their dedication to the anti-US resistance war.