Binh asked local authorities of ward 1 to pay more attention to local residents’ lives, especially during the pandemic at present.

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (left) presenting gifts to Cham people in District 8

Head of Anwar mosque Kim Xo said its management board regularly called on residents and Muslim followers to follow COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

The People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front of ward 1 also arranged vehicles to provide food for residents, he said.

On the occasion, Binh and leaders of district 8 handed over 200 gift packages to poor households, each worth 1.4 million VND (60.8 USD), including 1 million VND in cash.

He also presented the token of 200 million VND to affected residents.

Secretary of the Party Committee of district 8 Ngo Thanh Tuan also symbolically handed over necessities worth 40 million VND to Cham residents.

Ward 1 8 is home to a large number of Muslims with over 2,400 people.

Source: VNA