Exemplary models in patriotic movements honoured in localities

Sunday, 2018-06-10 15:13:01
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12 collectives receive the Prime Minister’s emulation flags in recognition of their contributions to the patriotic movements in Ho Chi Minh City in 2017. (Photo: qdnd.vn)
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NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City authorities held a ceremony on June 9 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh's call for patriotic emulation (1948 – 2018) and to honour the exemplary models of the city’s patriotic movements over the past four years.

Addressing the ceremony, Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan, praised the collectives and individuals who have contributed to the implementation of the patriotic movements.

He stressed that, over the past 43 years, the Ho Chi Minh City Party committee, authorities and people have exerted every effort in the construction, defence and development of the city and have created positive and comprehensive changes for the southern economic hub.

He affirmed the continued determination to enhance Party building, consolidate the bond between the Party and the people, and develop patriotic movements in all field of life.

At the event, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh presented the Prime Minister’s emulation flags to 12 collectives in the city in recognition of their contributions to the movements in 2017.

143 collectives and 135 individuals were also honoured by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on the occasion.

Similar celebrations were also held on June 9 in Ha Tinh and Yen Bai provinces to mark 70 years of President Ho’s patriotic emulation appeal and to applaud the outstanding examples in the local emulation movements.