National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has applauded the development achievements recorded by people in Tran Phu village, Kien Xuong district, northern Thai Binh province.

Located in Binh Dinh commune, the village has made remarkable progress in building the cultural life of residential areas and new-style rural areas.

At a meeting with local people on November 17 on the occasion of the 83 rd founding anniversary of the Vietnam National United Front (now the Vietnam Fatherland Front), the top legislator praised the villagers’ active contributions to the war for national salvation, saying this is a concrete example of the strength created by national unity.

He affirmed the building of new-style rural areas is a political resolve for the entire Party, people and army in a bid to constantly improve farmers’ material and spiritual life.

Binh Dinh commune has fulfilled 16 out of 19 criteria on new rural area construction and is striving to meet all the criteria this year.

On this occasion, NA Chairman Hung presented gifts to collectives and individuals in Tran Phu for their outstanding performance in the campaigns.-VNA