President extends Tet greetings to Truong Sa soldiers

Friday, 2018-02-16 01:31:26
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President Tran Dai Quang pays a Tet visit to the Signal High Command. (Photo:
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NDO/VNA – President Tran Dai Quang talked with and extended Lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to officers and soldiers of 10 units under the Signal Arm, Dam Thuy Border Guard Post in Trung Khanh district, northern Cao Bang province, and Song Tu Tay island of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the central province of Khanh Hoa, via a live TV programme on February 15 night.

>>> President Tran Dai Quang extends Lunar New Year greetings

The State leader praised the Signal High Command for its achievements gained in all fields in 2017, especially its efforts to ensure social security for local people and help them with poverty reduction and new-style rural building.

Expressing his delight at seeing officers, soldiers and people on Song Tu Tay island in the moment of transition between the old and new year, President Quang affirmed the Party, State and people nationwide always extend special sentiments towards officers, soldiers and people on the island.

He spoke highly of the vigilance, readiness for combat and solidarity of officers, soldiers and people on the island, wishing them a happy new year with the fulfillment of the task of safeguarding the sacred sea and islands of the nation.

Greeting officers and soldiers of the Dam Thuy Border Guard Post, the State leader asked them to exert every effort to overcome difficulties and continue doing well the mass mobilisation work while coordinating closely with local authorities and people in ensuring border security and protecting national border sovereignty.

He urged the Dam Thuy Border Guard Post to work with forces of the neighbouring country to increase patrols to prevent criminals and build a border line of peace, stability, friendship and development.