(Caracas, 19-09-2020).- The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, reported that the Bolivarian National Militia has exceeded 4,500,000 armed, trained and mobilized troops for the comprehensive defense of the country in a civic-military union.
During another working day, the Head of State held a videoconference with the command teams of the Bolivarian National Militia bases, to show the immense deployment in the Venezuelan territory with various civic-military tasks in the midst of the global pandemic of the coronavirus and the attacks of all kinds that the imperial regime that governs the United States attempts.
“The Bolivarian National Militia has exceeded the goal of 4,500,000, we are going for 4,512,352 militiamen and militiamen voluntarily registered; trained, indoctrinated, trained, and step by step, uniformed and armed for the integral defense of our Homeland, ”said the National President, who set the new goal of 5 million for the year 2021.
It showed data on the civic-military organization of this component of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB), in accordance with its Constitutional Law.
“Our military corps’s engines snore,” he said, reporting on the 1,157 Popular Groups for Integral Defense in each of the country’s parishes.
In addition, 14,383 Popular Bases of Integral Defense, which are coordinated with the 14,383 electoral centers in the country. “Thus it was organized to have a territorial and population presence, with detail inch by inch in the territory.”
In the grassroots organizations, in each community, between 20 and 30 militiamen are grouped in 51,360 Popular Units of Integral Defense, activated, disciplined, moralized and mobilized.
“The Bolivarian National Militia is the Popular Military Power of the nation, of the people,” declared the National President.
The Head of State thanked the Venezuelan men and women integrated into a civic-military unit, who have been deployed for countless activities in favor of the people.
He listed just some of the tasks performed by the militiamen, in addition to comprehensive defense, especially now in the midst of the pandemic. They are present in sentinel hospitals, CDIs, health hotels, the Poliedro de Caracas and in the Comprehensive Social Assistance Posts (PASI) on the borders. In addition, they collaborate in cleaning and disinfection in the territory, citizen safety and guidance during quarantine to respect social distancing.
“They are fighting the pandemic on the front line,” celebrated President Maduro. “They are mobilized contributing to health, security, food, the beauty of the homeland, supporting everything. The Militia is a miracle. Thank God that we have this Militia re-founded by Commander Chávez Frías ”.