Party, State leaders present Tet gifts to disadvantaged people

Saturday, 2019-01-19 21:50:55
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Politburo member Tran Quoc Vuong (R) presents gifts to poor households in Yen Bai prpvince. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Party and State leaders have presented gifts to poor people and workers across the country ahead of Lunar New Year (Tet) festival which lasts from February 2-10 this year

Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, on January 19 visited and presented 100 gift packages to poor households in Xuan Tam, Phong Du Thuong and Phuong Du Ha communes of Van Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.

Politburo member Vuong and his entourage visited a resettlement area in Lung hamlet, Phong Du Thuong commune, which was hard hit by torrential rains and floods in July 2018.

He asked leaders of Yen Bai and Van Yen district to continue to take care of local residents, especially households severely affected by natural disasters.

On this occasion, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) handed over VND6 billion (US$258,000) to Van Chan and Van Yen districts to build schools in disadvantaged communes.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh presented gifts to trade unions and workers at industrial parks in the Red River Delta province of Hai Duong.

Addressing a year-end gathering held for 410 underprivileged workers in Hai Duong by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour the same day, Deputy PM Binh expressed his hope that after the holiday, the workers will work harder to complete their tasks, contributing to the development of businesses, Hai Duong and the country at large.

On this occasion, he visited the family of a worker of the Hai Duong Urban Environment JSC, who is facing difficult circumstances.

The provincial Labour Federation also presented gifts, each worth VND500,000 to needy employees, together with VND300,000 to help them buy tickets to return home for Tet.