Outstanding individuals honored at the event

The event was attended by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Phan Van Mai, Chief of the Staff of Military Region 7 (MR7) Major General Dang Van Hung, MR7’s Commanding Officer Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Nam, and Political Commissar of the HCMC Military Command Major General Phan Van Xung.

Amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the military command has worked with relevant agencies to map out measures in accordance with real local situation.

In addition, the unit has effectively implemented pandemic prevention and control. Besides, over 100 field hospitals for COVID-19 treatment with over 61,000 beds and 70 quarantined facilities have been also established.

Regarding social security work, the HCMC Military Command has also received and distributed gifts and medicines to infected cases treated at home. Moreover, many other meaningful activities like “Zero-VND stalls” have been also held, bringing over 2,000 tons of necessities, worth over VND 300 billion, to the locals.

During the event, 31 groups and 287 individuals were honored for their contributions to the COVID-19 fight in the city.

On this occasion, two groups and five individuals of the HCMC Military Command received certificates of merit of the Ministry of National Defense.

Translated by Minh Anh