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Vice President attends ceremony honouring heroic mothers in Hung Yen

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At the ceremony (Photo: hungyentv.vn)

 
Hung Yen (VNA) – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh attended a ceremony to honour Vietnamese women whose husbands and children laid down in the struggle for national liberation and defence, held in the northern province of Hung Yen on June 30.

At the event, the Heroic Mothers title was posthumously presented to 117 women.

With the recognition, the province currently has a total of 2,165 heroic Vietnamese mothers.

Addressing the event, Vice President Thinh presented the title to families of the mothers. She also expressed her gratitude to the Heroic Mothers, who devoted their beloved to the struggle for the national independence, freedom and unification.

Hung Yen province has allocated a sum of 30 billion VND (1.32 million USD) each year to support policy beneficiary families and those who rendered service to the country’s revolutionary cause.

Nguyen Van Phong, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee pledged to create favourable conditions to raise living conditions of heroic mothers, families of martyrs, invalids and people who rendered service to the nation in the province.-VNA
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