At the meeting, Major General Nguyen Van Gau recalled the heroic tradition of Kien Giang province, inquired after and presented the Ministry of National Defense’s gifts to national contributors.

Major General Nguyen Van Gau chairs the meeting.

On this occasion, Gen. Gau informed them about the task performance of the whole military, affirming 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, national contributors and carry out gratitude activities.

Major General Nguyen Van Gau presents MND’s gifts to the delegation of national contributors from Kien Giang province.

On the 75th anniversary of the Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day (July 27), the whole military also launched an emulation movement in tribute to national contributors, provided financial support to build 1,769 gratitude houses, presented 806 saving books to policy people and national contributors; provided free health check-ups and medicines for over 13,000 people, to name but a few.

Gen. Gau and national contributors in a joint photo

Currently, the province has over 120,000 national contributors. Since 2021, the province has collected 2,843 sets of martyrs’ remains, including 2,080 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer troops and advisors in Cambodia.

These practical activities contributed to raising the material and spiritual life of policy beneficiaries and national contributors and educating people, especially youngsters, of the gratitude tradition of the Vietnamese people.

Translated by Quynh Oanh