Workers, students receive 5,000 free bus tickets for Tet

Ho Chi Minh City authorities held a ceremony offering 5,000 bus tickets for workers and students to return home for Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays in the municipal Youth’s Cultural House on January 17.

The program entitled “Spring buses-Gathering in Tet holiday” aiming to support disadvantaged students and workers to their homeland on Tet is co-organized by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City, the HCM Communist Youth Union, the Ho Chi Minh City Students Support Center in association with Thanh Nien Newspaper and PepsiCo.

Launched in 2002, the annual event has provided chances for more than 42,000 poor students, and workers to receive free bus tickets for Tet over the past 15 years.

HCM City Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang attends the ceremony of program “Spring buses – Gathering in Tet holiday” on January 17.  (Photo: Sggp)

By Vo Tham – Translated by Kim Khanh

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