Outstanding veterans honored at the event

Addressing the ceremony, Lieutenant General Nguyen Song Phi, Vice President of the Vietnam Veterans’ Association and member of the National Committee for Traffic Safety emphasized the significance of the movement, saying that veterans’ associations at all levels should promote information service to help the community grasp traffic law and mobilize the community to stop driving after drinking. The units were also urged to duplicate effective models and praise groups and individuals with great contributions to the movement in a timely manner.

He also encouraged veterans to actively participate in rescue missions and help traffic forces in easing traffic congestions, especially at the scenes of the accidents.

Over the past time, the movement has attracted active participation of members of veterans’ associations at all levels and many effective models have been implemented, contributing to reducing traffic accidents.

At the ceremony, the organizers honored groups and individuals with excellent achievements in carrying out the movement, “the Vietnam Veterans’ Association ensures traffic safety” and presented helmets to veterans in Binh Duong province, and gifts to needy veterans whose relatives suffered from traffic accidents.

On the occasion, the province’s board for traffic safety launched an information dissemination program to call upon locals not to drive after drinking.

Translated by Chung Anh