Lieutenant General Le Quang Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Department of Political Affairs of the Vietnam People’s Army, presided over the meeting.

Lieutenant General Le Quang Minh speaks at the meeting.

During the resistance wars for national salvation and Fatherland protection, under the leadership of the Party, the province’s armed forces and people, together with the whole military and people, stayed united and promoted patriotic traditions to make great contribution of human and physical strength to national independence and reunification.

According to Mr. Tran Thanh Liem, Director of Hau Giang provincial Department of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs, over the past years, the province has effectively implemented policies for national contributors. In detail, the province has repaired and built gratitude houses, provided financial assistance for business and production activities, and presented gifts to policy beneficiaries and national contributors, among others.

During the meeting, Lieutenant General Le Quang Minh applauded the achievements obtained by the province’s party committee, authorities, military, and people in recent years.

Lieutenant General Le Quang Minh presents gifts to national contributors from Hau Giang.

He informed the delegates about the whole military’s activities over the past time. In particular, the Central Military Commission (CMC) and MND have directed functional agencies to closely coordinate with ministries, central and local departments to give recommendations to the Party and the State on policies for war martyrs, wounded soldiers and national contributors.

The whole military has paid attention to carrying out policies for martyrs’ relatives who are serving in the military and needy officers and staff’s families while innovating policies on vocational training and recommending jobs to soldiers who have accomplished their military service, to name but a few.

Gen. Minh and Hau Giang national contributors in a joint photo

In the past ten years, the whole military has contributed more than VND 497 billion to the Gratitude Fund, constructed nearly 7,400 gratitude houses, taken care of 2,879 heroic Vietnamese mothers, as well as presented 5,600 savings books to policy beneficiaries, and so on, the deputy chief added.

Translated by Quynh Oanh