HCMC leaders celebrate national solidarity with residents

A function to mark national solidarity was held in an ethnic Chinese-majority residential area in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 6 yesterday.

HCMC officials are present at the National Solidarity Festival in quarter 2, ward 4, district 6, HCM city  on November 18. (Photo: SGGP)
Le Thanh Hai, Politburo member and secretary of the city Party Committee, presided over the festival.

Quarter 2 in the district’s Ward 4 has a population that is 51.4 percent of Chinese origin. Despite still being a poor area, for five years in succession it has been honored as a “cultured residential quarter.”

“If other residential quarters too have the same solidarity as Quarter 2, HCMC will be very civilized because solidarity is the key to success,” Mr. Hai said.

Nguyen Thanh Tai, the permanent deputy chairman of the city People’s Committee, visited Quarter 3 in the same ward to celebrate the National Solidarity Festival with local residents. Other city leaders went to various places in the city for the purpose, offering gifts to poor households.

The HCMC Fatherland Front celebrated the 78th anniversary of its predecessor, the Vietnam United National Front, which fell yesterday.  

By V.Dung – Translated by H.Mien

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