Illustrative photo. (Source: VNA)

Ninh Thuan (VNA) - Authorities of the south central province of Ninh Thuan posthumously bestowed the title of “Heroic Vietnamese Mother” on 45 women during a ceremony on June 22.

With the recognition, the province currently has a total of 440 heroic Vietnamese mothers. Among them, only 16 are still alive.

Speaking at the event, President of the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee Phan Huu Duc called on local authorities at all levels to continue taking care of heroic Vietnamese mothers and families of martyrs, invalids and those who rendered services for the nation.

Across the country, more than 59,000 women have been awarded with the title.-VNA