Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 18 visited and extended New
Year wishes to officers and soldiers of naval unit 681 based in Phan
Thiet city, the central province of Binh Thuan.
expressed his delight at the unit’s rapid development and praised the
officers and soldiers’ efforts in protecting the country’s sovereignty
over seas and islands.
He said he hopes that the unit
will uphold its revolutionary heroic traditions while mastering modern
military weapons, thus contributing to strengthening the country’s
The PM stressed the need for constant vigilance and regular training in order to be able to cope with any situation.
He also affirmed the State will always take care of the material and
spiritual life of officers and soldiers so that they fulfill all their
Earlier on the day, PM Dung offered
incense to President Ho Chi Minh at the Ho Chi Minh Museum-Binh Thuan
branch, and visited Duc Thanh school, where the late President worked as
a teacher in 1910.-VNA