Lt. Gen. Tran Hoai Trung, Secretary of Party Committee and Political Commissar of Military Region 7 presents Tet gifts to troops and people in Con Dao district

This was the third of its kind with the participation of Military Region 7’s affiliates and other Ministry of National Defense’s agencies and units in the South, including Military Hospital 175, Thai Son Corporation, Military Industry-Telecoms Group (Viettel).

Under this program a series of gratitude activities will take place, such as incense offering at Hang Duong Cemetery and hero Vo Thi Sau’s tomb, Tet greetings and Tet gifts presented to Con Dao prisoners of war, local needy troops, local policy beneficiaries and poor households.

The program also includes a spring market in which troops and locals will be offered free coupons to buy goods for the lunar New Year holiday.

At the spring market

The highlight of this program is an exchange with historical witnesses, troops of Ba Ria-Vung Tau armed forces, and personnel from the Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 3 under Military Hospital 175 who are going to serve at the UN missions in South Sudan.

The program aims to bring joy to troops and people in border areas and on islands during the traditional lunar New Year holiday, and encourage troops to protect the sacred borders, seas and islands.

Translated by Chung Anh