VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence’s e-portal was officially launched in Hanoi on December 12.

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan, Senior Lieutenant-General Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army and Deputy Defence Minister pressed the button to mark the beginning of e-portal operation.

The e-portal’s international name in English is Vietnamese Ministry of Defensce Portal (VMDP) and its website address is

The VMDP aims to provide official information about the ministry’s state management in different forms including text, audio and video files and graphic images in the two main languages of Vietnamese and English.

Addressing the launch ceremony, Deputy PM Nhan said the e-portal will help the Defence Ministry set up links with other ministries and sectors, and enable international friends to get a better understanding of Vietnam’s national defence as well as its land and people.

Nhan asked the Defence Ministry to run a national defence and youth feature to help young people better understand the tasks of national construction and protection entrusted to the Vietnam People’s Army with which the Vietnamese army will attract more high-quality human resources.

Source: VOV online