Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff and Deputy Defense Minister, and Nguyen Trong Nghia, Deputy Head of the Vietnam People’s Army’s General Department of Politics, are promoted from lieutenant general to senior lieutenant general.
Tran Viet Khoa, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Defense, is promoted from the rank of major general to lieutenant general.
Addressing the event, President Quang asked the people’s armed forces and the Vietnam People’s Army to heighten revolutionary vigilance and improve their combative capacity, deserving the loyal and trustworthy political and fighting force of the Party, State and people.
On behalf of the promoted officers, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang pledged his best efforts to fulfill all tasks entrusted to by the Party, State, people and army.