Maj. Gen. Nguyen Van Gau and Bac Kan’s delegation of national contributors in a joint photo

Recalling the heroic tradition of Bac Kan province, Major General Nguyen Van Gau emphasized that in wartime, under the leadership of the Party, the armed forces and people of Bac Kan province stayed united and effectively brought into play the tradition of patriotism to greatly contribute to the national liberation and reunification cause.

In peacetime, the Party Organization, authorities, troops and people of the Northern province have overcome challenges, promoted dynamism and creativeness, and exerted utmost efforts to obtain important and comprehensive achievements. Especially, the province has paid due attention to taking care of national contributors and families with great contribution to the revolution.

On behalf of leaders of the MND and the GDP, Major General Nguyen Van Gau deeply thanked the Party Organization, authorities, troops and people of Bac Kan province for supporting the Vietnam People’s Army during its combat and development.

On the occasion, the GDP’s deputy chief briefed the visiting delegates on the military’s activities over the past time and affirmed that the military has thoroughly grasped the Party’s guidelines, closely followed and accurately forecast the situation, effectively give advice on military and defense work to the Party and State, and actively cooperated with other forces to effectively deal with circumstances, contributing to firmly protecting independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity.  

Maj. Gen. Nguyen Van Gau presents the MND's gifts to the national contributors of Bac Kan.

Major General Nguyen Van Gau added that the Central Military Commission and the MND have actively and proactively made recommendations to the Party and State to issue and actualize many policies for troops and their families and national contributors and carry out gratitude activities.

In particular, the military has cooperated with ministries, agencies and local authorities to conduct various gratitude activities. Since 2013, military units have given assistance to the construction of more than 6,830 gratitude houses, presented savings books to over 5,600 people, and taken care of 2,897 heroic Vietnamese mothers.

In 2022, the military has launched an emulation movement with various significant gratitude activities to mark the 75th anniversary of the Wounded and Fallen Soldiers' Day (July 27).

Translated by Tran Hoai