HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính urged General Department II (General Department for Defence Intelligence) under the Ministry of National Defence to improve its leadership capacity and combat readiness, especially during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday, during his pre-Tết visit to the unit on Friday. He praised the unit for accomplishing the tasks of a strategic intelligence agency of the Party, the State, the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defence. The unit was honoured to receive the First Class Victory Medal awarded by the Party and State. The unit has been recognised and highly appreciated by the Party, State and people. Affirming that military intelligence is a special force of the armed forces, the Prime Minister requested General Department II to properly evaluate partners and other subjects to have appropriate policies.