President pays a working visit to the Political Officer Training College

14:59 | 12/20/2021

( - President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is also Chairman of the National Defence and Security Council, paid a working visit to the Political Officer Training College under the Ministry of National Defence on December 19 on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army and the 32nd year of the All-People Defence Festival (December 22).

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc visiting the Political Officer Training College.

On behalf of the Party and State leaders, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc commended comprehensive results and excellent achievements made by generations of officers, soldiers and students of the college since its foundation 46 years ago. He emphasized that the college tried its best to overcome all difficulties, and successfully completed the assigned tasks. It is always one of the leading units of the whole army participating in protecting the Party’s ideological foundation and fighting against false and hostile views, he affirmed.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaking at the working session.

Political cadres trained at the college have greatly contributed to the cause of building a politically strong army, improving the quality and effectiveness of Party and political work, protecting the Party’s ideological foundation, the Marxism - Leninism and Ho Chi Minh Thoughts in the whole army, the President said.

Delegates attending the event.

The task of protecting the nation and building a revolutionary, regular, elite, and modern army poses increasingly higher requirements, he said, stressing that the college needs to reform, standardise and modernise its curriculum and teaching forms and methods to ensure their graduates meet standards in knowledge and skills, especially soft skills in management and ideological orientation for soldiers and officers.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc talking with the officers, soldiers and students.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Defence Minister General Phan Van Giang in a joint photo with delegates.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc planting trees at the college.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc visiting the college’s traditional hall.

The college must maintain the role as one of the core forces in researching theoretical and practical issues, and applying the Party’s viewpoints and guidelines to strengthen the Party’s leadership of military, defence tasks and army building in the new situation, the President said.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc believed that, with a long tradition and high political determination, the Political Officer Training College would successfully complete all tasks the Party, State, Army and People have given.


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