Local authorities offered Tet gifts to social policy families in city, neighboring provinces

A delegation led by Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan visited and offered Tet greetings to leaders of the HCM City Committee for Catholic Solidarity, the Vietnam Protestant Church Association (southern region) and Ho Chi Minh City Archbishop's Palace on February 10.

Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, Chairwoman of the municipal council presented Tet gifts to social policy families in Long An Province. (Photo: Sggp)

Mr. Le Hoang Quan highlighted the outstanding contributions and solidarity of the people of the city, the clerics and followers in solving problems of society and for maintaining and developing growth in the city.

On the same day, permanent Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Vo Van Thuong and officials paid a visit and offered Tet gifts to social policy families in Dong Thap and Tien Giang provinces.

The delegation supported the provinces more than VND13 billion to build gratitude houses, bridges, kindergartens and rural roads.

The delegation also offered flowers and incense at the tomb of late President Ho Chi Minh's father, Nguyen Sinh Sac, in Dong Thap.

Meanwhile Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha led another delegation visited social policy families in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on February 10.

The city’s delegation gave a financial aid of nearly VND5 billion to buld rural roads in Long Phuoc Commune and visited commemorative house of the heroine Vo Thi Sau in Dat Do District.

Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, Chairwoman of the municipal council presented Tet gifts to social policy families in Long An Province; and supported the local authorities to build 35 gratitude houses, repair 44 houses and a bridge in Can Giuoc District’s Phuoc Vinh Dong Commune with the first phase’s total capital of VND5.5 billion.

Head of the HCM City Party Committee’s Organisation Department Vo Tien Si; chairwoman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of HCMC Vo Thi Dung; Major-General Truong Van Hai, Commander of the City High Command offered Tet greetings and presents to doctors and officials of Thong Nhat Hospital, Cu Chi General Hospital, Mai Hoa AIDS Center; polices of the Department for Investigation of Drug-Related Crimes (PC47); Vietnamese heroic mothers and families of soldiers working in border, island areas in Ho Chi Minh City.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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