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Hanoi (VNA) - A programme themed ‘Happy Mid-Autumn with children in central coastal provinces’ was held in Dong Hoi city, the central coastal province of Quang Binh on September 10.

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh attended the event and presented gifts to students attending the programme.

Addressing the event, Vice President Thinh asked party committees and governments at all levels to pay much attention to creating favourable conditions for students to go to school, particularly those living in difficult circumstances after the recent marine environmental pollution incident.

The Vice President extended her wishes for a happy mid-Autumn holiday to children and expressed her hope that they will become good students gaining outstanding academic achievements.

On the occasion, Vice President Thinh presented 300 gift packages to children in Quang Binh, Ha Tinh and Thua Thien Hue provinces.

She also visited and presented 100 gifts to children in Hai Ninh commune, Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh province, and provided 30 million VND to the ‘Fund for the poor’ of Hai Ninh commune as well as gifts worth a total of 25 million VND to support five villages in the commune in preparation for the Mid-Autumn holiday.

Meanwhile in neighbouring Quang Tri province, the Vice President presented 100 scholarships to students affected by Agent Orange/dioxin and other 100 scholarships to students in coastal areas.-VNA