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December, 19 2013 09:01:00

President meets members of outstanding cultural families

President Truong Tan Sang attends a conference to honour outstanding cultural families in Ha Noi yesterday. The President praises the positive activities of cultural families, noting that they are important components of society. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyen Khang

HA NOI  (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang has stressed that in building today's cultural families, it is necessary to promote traditional cultural values of Vietnamese people, along with society's inevitable changes.

He said so yesterday at a meeting with 70 delegates, who are in Ha Noi to attend a conference to honour outstanding cultural families.

The President praised the positive activities of cultural families, noting that they are important components of society.

He also asked people to nurture the country's good customs and moral values through more community work.

The delegates expressed their belief in the Party and State's policy of great national unity, affirming that they would make efforts to reduce poverty and build civilised environment in residential areas.

According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Viet Nam now has 16.4 million cultural families, along with 71,900 villages and residential areas of a cultural standard. — VNS

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