Ho Chi Minh City held a meeting to commemorate the 64th South Vietnam Resistance Day on September 23.
|Le Hoang Quan (3rd, L), Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, with delegates at a meeting to commemorate South Vietnam Resistance Day on September 23 (Photo: SGGP)|
Addressing the meeting, Duong Quan Ha, chairman of the Fatherland Front Committee, said the Viet Minh Front (The Viet Nam Independence League Front) and Resistance Committee had, under the Party’s leadership, held aloft the independence banner, shown solidarity, been determined to fight the enemy.
“Solidarity and fighting staunchly for the nation’s independence are our people’s invaluable tradition, which was preserved and enhanced during many years of fighting and building the country,” he said.
The city has overcome many challenges, helped ward off recession, and ensured social welfare, he added.
Representative of the HCMC Traditional Resistance Club expressed the club’s determination to continue contributing to developing the country and building HCMC into a “modern and civilized” city.
On the occasion, the club and a delegation of Vietnamese-Cambodians called on and gave gifts to eight Vietnamese “heroic mothers.”
Also taking part in the meeting were members of the city Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and the Fatherland Front Committee, revolutionary veterans, heroic mothers, and youths.