HCM City awards “Heroic Vietnamese Mother” title to 182 women

An awards ceremony of the title “Heroic Vietnamese Mother” to 182 women living in Ho Chi Minh City, whose husbands and sons laid down their lives for the country’s independence, was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 26.

Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan, HCM City's Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai, together with the city and state officials attended the ceremony.

Party Secretary Le Thanh Hai expressed deeply his gratitude to mothers with their great devotions and sacrifices for the national liberation.

The event is part of the activities to mark the 67th anniversary of Vietnam’s War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

HCM City's Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai awards the Heroic Vietnamese Mothers title to mother Quach Thi Hong.

Deputy Standing Party Secretary of HCM City Vo Van Thuong congratulates mother Nguyen Thi Thiep at the ceremony.

Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan bestows the title “Heroic Vietnamese Mother” to mother Nguyen Thi Nam

By Duong Loan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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