Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh visits elderly people at protection centre in Ca Mau province (Photo: dantri.com.vn)

Ca Mau (VNA) – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh visited and offered gifts worth 130 million VND (5,700 USD) to 108 elderly people, orphans, children with disabilities and staff of the social protection centre in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on June 7.

At the centre, the Vice President lauded the province’s efforts to ensure social security and care for policy beneficiary families and families of people who served the nation.

The province provided financial support to build infrastructure at the centre while mobilising resources to organise heath examinations for the needy, she said.

She praised the health care model at the centre and its staff for caring for 50 elderly people and 58 orphans.

She also encouraged the children to better themselves to become good citizens.

On the occasion, she asked authorities to pay further attention to taking care of disadvantaged people.-VNA