On April 28, the Ho Chi Minh City Women's Newspaper launched a program under the sponsorship of the Agribank’s Ly Thuong Kiet branch, to give material support to the Tay Ninh Provincial Border Guard Command in the fight against COVID-19 and presented a house to a needy family in the border area of Tay Ninh Province.

The necessities included 500 raincoats, 100 flashlights, 200 bottles of antiseptic liquid at a total cost of VND 80 million and money to build houses, worth VND 70 million.

According to representatives from the newspaper, the support is encouragement for troops in the Tay Ninh Provincial Border Guard Command to fulfill their assigned tasks while firmly safeguarding the sovereignty and security of the national border.

During the event

On this occasion, delegates from the newspaper also presented gifts to troops on-duty at Nam Hiep Thanh check-points of the border post of Moc Bai International Border Gate and Phuoc Chi Border Post.

They also handed over VND 70 million to Nguyen Van Cu from Phuoc Hoa hamlet, Phuoc Chi commune, Trang Bang district, Tay Ninh province to help his family build a new house.

* On the same day, the Vietnamese Red Cross Society (VRC) Central Committee granted VND 200 million to the Tay Ninh provincial Border Guard Command to support them in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The support was to help the military unit overcome difficulties in the implementation of COVID-19 prevention and control missions in border areas.

Currently, the Tay Ninh provincial Border Guard Command, in association with relevant local forces, is maintaining 107 check-points and 29 posts along the shared borderline.

* A delegation of National Assembly Members in Quang Tri province visited and presented gifts to authorities and people in the Huong Hoa district’s communes of Huong Phung, Huong Viet and Huong Lap; four check-points in Huong Phung and Huong Lap Border Posts and Border Company 321 of Lao Savannakhet Provincial Military Command.

During the event, the delegation hailed great efforts of the localities as well as border forces in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, hoping that authorities at all levels would promote dissemination work to raise local people’s awareness of disease prevention and control.

They also believed that the provincial border forces would successfully manage people crossing the borderline while ensuring social order and security and helping local people stabilize their lives.

On this occasion, the delegation presented four tons of rice and necessitates to people in the communes and the Lao military unit, worth VND 100 million in total.

Source: Baobienphong

Translated by Khanh Ngan