Attending the event were President Tran Dai Quang, Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich, Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai, among others.
Established on October 19, 1946, the Ha Noi armed forces made significant contributions to wars against France and the US, especially the “Ha Noi-Dien Bien Phu in the air” victory in 1972.
After the country’s reunification in 1975, the Ha Noi armed forces have strengthened cooperation with relevant forces to defeat the plots of hostile forces and joined efforts to develop society and the economy.
On behalf of the Party and State, President Tran Dai Quang hailed the efforts and outstanding achievements of Ha Noi armed forces over past 70 years.
President Tran Dai Quang delivers a speech at the ceremony.
He urged the armed forces work with police to ensure social order and safety, and diplomatic activities while holding exercises to prevent disturbances and terrorism.
It’s necessary to improve the quality of training, management, and consultation and enhance the links with local militias to safeguard the city’s security and order, he added.
On the occasion, President Quang presented the Military Exploit Order, first class to Ha Noi armed forces.