Vice President joins great national unity festival in Ha Giang

Sunday, 2016-11-20 11:42:59
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VP Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presents gifts to disadvantaged students in Ha Giang province. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO—Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and the authorities of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang joined locals in Chang hamlet, Viet Lam commune, Vi Xuyen district to celebrate the Great National Unity Festival on November 19.

The event was held on the occasion of the 86th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) (November 18, 1930-2016).

Speaking to locals in Chang Hamlet, VP Thinh stressed the important role of the VFF in lobbying and rallying the masses to implement the Party’s goals, ideals and tasks, struggling for national independence and the construction and development of the country.

The Great National Unity Festival, which is held annually by the VFF at all levels is a specific activity calling for the maintenance of solidarity across all parts of the nation, she added.

The VP also suggested Ha Giang province further accelerate the implementation of patriotic emulation movements, as well as improve the efficiency of socioeconomic development combined with sustainable poverty reduction.

Also on the occasion, VP Thinh presented VND430 million to the Ha Giang provincial Children Protection Fund; VND50 million to the Fund for the Poor in the province; five computer sets to five schools, as well as 200 scholarships to students living in difficult circumstances and 30 gifts to policy beneficiary families in Vi Xuyen districts.