PANO – The Engineering Arm Command on February 26th held a meeting to mark the 25th founding anniversary of the DK1 platforms and reception of the title “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” confered on its affiliate unit, the DK1 Management Board. Deputy Defence Minister, Sr. Lt. Gen. Truong Quang Khanh and Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lt. Gen. Be Xuan Truong attended the event.
Since its establishment on February 26th 1990, the board has been acting as a advisor to the Arm and the Ministry of National Defence in building DK1 platforms and deploying the platforms operation.
Over the past 25 years, the unit has associated with relevant ministries, branches, units and localities to well manage these projects, contributing to the national strategy on sea economic development as well as the national construction and defence cause.
At the event, under the authorization of the State President, General Khanh handed over the title to the unit and praised the engineering troops’ achievements while constructing and managing the platforms. Besides, he asked the unit’s troops to inherit and bring into play the army’s and the Arm’s traditions, overcoming difficulties and fulfilling all assigned missions in the time to come.
Translated by Trung Thanh
Đăng ký: VietNam News