Party, State leaders offer Tet greetings

State President Truong Tan Sang paid a visit and offered Tet greetings to Hung Yen and Ha Nam northern provinces on February 13.

State President Truong Tan Sang meets people inYen Bac Commune in Ha Nam Province’s Duy Tien District. (Photo: Sggp)

The President praised the efforts of the people and local authorities of Yen My District’s Giai Pham Commune in changing Giai Pham into a new rural commune and improving the people’s living better.

He asked provincial government to take care of social policy families and disadvantaged households on the lunar New Year.

The president presented 100 gifts to the poor and social policy families in Giai Pham Commune which is home of late General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh.

Mr. Sang offered flowers and incense at the Memorial House of Mrs. Hoang Thi Loan, mother of Uncle Ho in Hung Yen Province; Trieu Viet Vuong Temple, and Tran Thuong Temple, which worships Great King Tran Quoc Tuan in Ha Nam Province.

The President attended an opening ceremony of the memorial house of revolutionary soldier Nguyen Huu Tien, designer of the National Flag of Vietnam.

On the same day, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung extended Tet greetings to the officials of Vietname Television (VTV).

Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan, Member of the Politburo, Chairman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee visited and greeted Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Shangha, and other Buddhist dignitaries in Vien Minh Pagoda in Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen District for Tet on February 13.

He expressed hope that the the Vietnam Buddhist Shangha will continue accompanying the nation in the path towards industrialisation and modernization.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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