Activities mark 70th anniversary of establishment of Vietnam People's Army

The Party Central Propaganda Department, Ministry of Defense, and Ministry of Communication and Information held a press conference in Hanoi on November 25, in order to celebrate the national level ceremony, aiming to mark some events relating to the Vietnam People's Army.

They are the 70th anniversary of Vietnam People's Army (VPA) (December 22, 1944-2014); the 25th anniversary of the whole-people defense day (December 22, 1989-2014); and the 70th traditional day of the General Department of Politics  of the Vietnam People's Army (December 22, 1944 - 2014).


The ceremony will be held at National Conference Center on December 20 as part of activities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of establishment of Vietnam People's Army (VPA) as well as review historical periods, great achievements of army force during the past 70 years.

Besides, other meaningful activities also will be celebrated on the event such as exhibitions on achievements of Vietnam People’s Army, “the 2014 Vietnam Defense Cup” bicycle racing, an honoring ceremony for outstanding individuals and giving gifts for martyr’s families.

By staff writer- Translated by Huyen Huong

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