HCMC youth set off on military service

Le Hoang Quan, the HCMC People’s Committee chairman, meets military recruits at a send-off ceremony in Binh Thanh District on September 10 (Photo: SGGP)

Around 1,900 young people from HCM City set off for duty on September 10 following their enlistment by the military.

Ceremonies were held in 12 districts the same day to see them off.

The chairman of the city People’ Committee and chairman of the city Military Service Council, Le Hoang Quan, attended a ceremony in Binh Thanh District.

Of the recruits, 4.6 percent are Party members, 87.3 percent are Communist Youth Union members, and 11 percent hold college and university degrees, the city Military Command said.

It is the second round of enlistment by the military this year.

By T. Thao – Translated by Truc Thinh

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