Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on July 8 visited and presented gifts to Heroic Vietnamese Mothers in the Mekong Delta provinces of Long An and Tien Giang on the occasion of War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
In Long An province, Binh handed over 20 sets of gifts to Heroic Vietnamese Mothers in Dong Thap Muoi district.
The Deputy PM affirmed the Party’s and State’s consistent policy of caring for and improving the material and spiritual life of Heroic Vietnamese Mothers, war invalids and revolutionary contributors.
He stressed that implementing policies towards revolutionary contributors is the responsibility of the entire society, helping ensure social progress and equality, and consolidate the great national unity bloc.
The official called on organisations, agencies, officials, Party members and people in Long An to participate in the work.
On this occasion, Binh handed over 250 bicycles to poor students in Dong Thap Muoi district. The bicycles valued at 600 million VND (26,400 USD) were mobilised by the People’s Public Security Newspaper via the fund in support of ethnic minority and poor students.
Also on July 8, the Deputy PM and donors presented gifts to 43 Heroic Vietnamese Mothers and 277 poor households and social policy beneficiaries, along with 100 bicycles to poor students in Cai Lay township and Cai Lay district of Tien Giang province.
Binh lauded efforts made by the Party Organisation, authorities and agencies of Tien Giang in supporting Heroic Vietnamese Mothers and social policy beneficiaries, as well as their attention to the education system, especially in rural and remote areas.