|Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tòng Thị Phóng on Monday hands over gifts to people in the central province of Nghệ An ahead of Tết (Lunar New Year). — Photo baonghean.vn|
NGHỆ AN — Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tòng Thị Phóng on Monday joined a programme to present gifts to people in the central province of Nghệ An ahead of Tết (Lunar New Year).
Speaking at the programme, organised by the Việt Nam Women’s Union Central Committee, the NA Vice Chairwoman spoke highly of Nghệ An’s achievements over the years in all fields, including politics, border security in land and at sea, mass mobilisation, economy and budget collection, among others.
In addition, the province was a bright spot in providing support for people who rendered great services to the nation, policy beneficiaries and poor people, she added.
She voiced her hope that the locality will continue enhancing solidarity to contribute to the province’s development and pay attention to the implementation of social welfare policies for the disadvantaged.
On the occasion, the NA Vice Chairwoman visited Heroic Mother Đặng Thị Lai, who resides in Quỳnh Hồng Commune of the province’s Quỳnh Lưu District. She also handed over relief to 20 policy beneficiaries.
At the programme, President of the VWU Central Committee Nguyễn Thị Thu Hà and Nghệ An authorities presented Tết gifts to 50 disadvantaged women and 30 scholarships to students.
The officials also raised funds to build new houses for 15 families in Quỳnh Lưu District. — VNS