The Artex Saigon yesterday held the ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of its founding and receive the third class Labor Medal awarded by the State President.
Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen attended the event.
Earlier, Artex Saigon was the state-run company and equilized in 2002, producing in handicraft products.
So far, its products have been exported to 25 countries and territories across over the world.
Over past 40 years, Artex Saigon has created thousands of jobs for laborers in Vietnam's remote areas, contributing in eradication and poverty reduction and improving the quality of life of local workers.