Hanoi (VNA) – State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, President of Defense – Security Council and commander of the people’s armed forcesvisited the Department of Homeland Security
Ministry of Public Security April 27.
The trip was made on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification Day (April 30, 1975) and the 68th anniversary of the victory of the Dien Bien Phu Campaign (May 7, 1954).
The department said that in the face of increasing sabotage activities by hostile and reactionary forces, as well as various difficulties and new challenges in the domestic security situation, it has continuously reformed its mindset and countermeasures while remaining creative in the fight against enemies, thus perfectly completing each task and fulfilling its role as the locomotive of the national internal security force.
President Phuc said that under the direct and comprehensive leadership of the Party and the state, the people’s public security forces, including the internal security forces, have won glorious victories in the wars of resistance against France and the United States, contributing greatly to protecting the Party, people’s administration and national security. development.
He praised the department’s performance amid many challenges in recent years, when it brought into play its pivotal role in firmly safeguarding national security and social order and safety. He has taken the initiative to prevent and eliminate many latent factors that may complicate the domestic security situation, thereby contributing to political stability, socio-economic recovery and development, and the expansion of foreign relations.
Stressing the critical importance of homeland security, the head of state called on the department to carry out its functions in a concerted and efficient manner, to have a good understanding of the situation and to deal with new problems directly at the grassroots level. to prevent them from becoming complicated or turning into “security hotspots”.
It is necessary to further strengthen people’s security and defence, help to thoroughly resolve disputes and grievances, and intensify the mobilization of the people, religious dignitaries and worshipers, as well as ethnic minorities to support the policies and laws of the Party and the state in order to maintain the great national solidarity, he added.
The leader also instructed the department to proactively prevent plots and “peaceful evolution” activities by hostile and reactionary forces to ensure absolute safety and security for the country’s important political, cultural and sporting events in times to come./.