Minister of Defence visits Quang Ninh province

Wednesday, 2019-03-13 10:04:49
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Minister of Defence Ngo Xuan Lich and Quang Ninh leaders. (Photo:
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NDO - Minister of Defence Ngo Xuan Lich had a working session on March 12 with the northern province of Quang Ninh and a number of military units stationed in the province.

Speaking at the meeting, Minister Lich congratulated Quang Ninh on its achievements in recent years and thanked its support for the armed forces and units of the Ministry of Defence.

Underlining Quang Ninh’s strategic location for national defence and security and great potential for economic development, the minister asked the province to combine the promotion of socio-economic development with the strengthening of defences.

He added that Quang Ninh province should create the best conditions for economic development while still having to ensure defence and security in line with the law.

On the occasion, Minister Lich visited Van Don Airport, units of the 3rd Military Region, as well as the Naval and the Border Defence Forces stationed in Van Don district.