The event saw the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Sen. Lt. Gen. Le Quy Vuong, Deputy Minister of Public Security, as well as 208 typical individuals representing thousands of women involved in the fight against drug-related crimes nationwide.
At the program, delegates reviewed the 23-year history of the counter-narcotics police force. Under the leadership of the MPS, the force has successfully investigated thousands of cases, arrested a large number of people involved, and seized a large amount of illicit drugs, contributing significantly to ensuring political stability, social order and safety.
Addressing the event, Deputy Minister Vuong highly appreciated the achievements of the counter-narcotics police force over the past time. He stressed that the success of the force has been contributed largely by generations of female officers and soldiers of the police force, the Border Guard, the Coast Guard, the Customs, and thousands of female civilians.
Within the framework of the program, delegates exchanged experiences of investigating and preventing drug-related crimes. The women also shared many touching and meaningful stories in educating local drug addicts as well as difficulties and sacrifices the female officers specializing in drug-related crime investigation have experienced in the fight against drug-related crimes.
Speaking at the program, Major General Nguyen Van Vien, Director of the Counter Narcotics Police Department under the MPS, vowed that all officers and soldiers of the counter-narcotics police force will promote their glorious traditions and bravely combat all kinds of drug-related crimes for the peaceful and happy life of the people.
At the event, the Organizing Panel awarded Certificates of Merit from the MPS and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Women's Union to typical women in the fight against illicit drugs nationwide. They also offered savings books, worth VND 5 million each, to families of martyrs who died in the fight against drugs.
* On the afternoon of the same day, the delegation of typical women in the fight against narcotics nationwide met with Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong.
Speaking at the meeting, on behalf of the Party and State’s leaders, Ms. Tong Thi Phong praised the outstanding achievements of the 208 honored women. She expressed hopes that the women will continue to uphold good virtues of the Vietnamese women and strive to successfully complete all tasks assigned by their agencies and units.
The delegation also offered incense and flowers to commemorate the heroic martyrs at the Bac Son War Martyrs’ Monument and paid tributes to Uncle Ho at the President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum.