VFF leader Tran Thanh Man visited and presented gifts to the wife of a martyr, Do Thi Phuong, in Can Tho (Source: VNA)

Can Tho (VNA) - President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man visited and presented gifts to poor households and welfare policy beneficiaries in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang and city of Can Tho on January 20, ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

The beneficiaries include 100 poor households and welfare policy beneficiaries in Thanh Xuan commune, Chau Thanh A district, Hau Giang province; and 200 other families in Co Do district, Can Tho city. Each gift package includes 1 million VND in cash and five kg of rice.

Speaking with local residents, Man detailed the nation’s socio-economic development in 2017, saying that despite natural disasters, floods causing huge damages and losses, under the sound leadership of the Party and the Government, the country fulfilled all socio-economic targets, with economic growth reaching 6.81 percent.

He urged local authorities to take good care of their residents, particularly poor households and welfare policy beneficiaries, particularly in terms of housing, health care, education and production.

Man expressed his hope that the households will follow the policies and laws of the Party and State, contributing to the development of their localities.

On the occasion, the VFF leader and Can Tho officials visited and presented gifts to the wife of a martyr, Do Thi Phuong, in Thoi Hiep village, Dong Thang commune; and pensioner Le Tan Phuong, 91, in Co Do township, Co Do district of Can Tho city.-VNA