According to the report, Thua Thien - Hue province has around 19,000 fallen soldiers, 13,000 wounded and sick soldiers, and 2,341 Vietnamese heroic mothers. At present, 19,600 people receive monthly allowances.

Lieutenant General Do Can presents gifts to national contributors of Thua Thien - Hue.

Addressing the event, General Can briefed the delegates on military units’ task performances and said that over the past years the Central Military Commission and MND have actively made recommendations to the Party and State to issue and conduct policies for troops and their families and national contributors.

They also conducted gratitude activities, including presenting gifts to policy beneficiaries and national contributors and taking care of Vietnamese heroic mothers. In 2008, the whole military built and repaired 678 houses of gratitude, presented 233 savings books and provided free health check-ups and medicines to policy beneficiaries and national contributors.

Can stressed that those practical activities have contributed to the whole Party’s efforts in taking good care of policy beneficiaries and national contributors.

On behalf of the delegation, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Ho Dan expressed gratitude to the Central Military Commission, MND and troops in the whole military for their great care for national contributors. He promised that national contributors of the province would actively contribute to socio-economic development and to the building of strong political bases.

Translated by Chung Anh