During his visit to the General Department of Military Intelligence on December 19, the Party leader described the agency as a crucial and trustworthy force for the Party, State and army.
The Party chief said he is confident that the General Department will continue to fulfill its assigned missions in the years to come.
His visit was made to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA).
Regarding the complicated developments in the region and the world, Trong underscored the need to take heed to ensuring the national security and defence along with the socio-economic development.
He stressed the Party’s viewpoint of building a regular, elite and modern revolutionary army with combined strength and high combating level while maintaining and enhancing the absolute and direct leadership of the Party over the army.