Military officers promoted to Senior Lieutenant General rank

Deputy Directors of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Tran Quang Phuong and Do Can have been promoted from the rank of Lieutenant General to Senior Lieutenant General.

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General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and President Nguyen Phu Trong hands over the promotion decisions to the military officers during a ceremony in Hanoi on October 26.

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and President Nguyen Phu Trong handed over the promotion decisions to the military officers during a ceremony in Hanoi on October 26. Trong is also Secretary of the Central Military Commission, Chairman of the National Defence and Security Council and head of the armed forces.

He congratulated Phuong and Can, saying the promotion recognises significant contributions by the two officers to the building and development of Vietnam’s armed forces and the cause of national construction and defence. It also shows the trust of the Party, State and people to the people’s armed forces, Trong said.

The leader believed that the two officers will continue promoting the VPA’s glorious tradition, upholding the revolutonary virtue and loyalty to the Party, Fatherland and people, and exerting every effort to serve the Fatherland and people.

On behalf of the two promoted officers, Phuong said it was an honour for them to be promoted to the rank of Senior Lieutenant General and pledged to work harder to safeguard and sacrifice for national independence, socialism and the people’s happiness.

VNA