The Hanoi People’s Committee and the municipal Labour Federation on July 31 honoured 150 local enterprises for their remarkable business and production achievements as well as their active contributions to social work.

More than 200 individuals also received certificates of merit in recognition of initiatives and creative ideas they contributed to their units.

Ha Thanh Concrete Joint Stock Co., the Military Petrochemical Joint Stock Co. and the Korea-Vietnam Co. Ltd were among the most outstanding units.

Meanwhile, pharmacist Le Thi Binh, Chairman and CEO of the Tam Binh Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, and Pham Van Kiem, Chairman and CEO of the Thai Binh Joint Stock Corporation, were the best names in the pack of outstanding entrepreneurs.

Addressing the event, Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao asked agencies and sectors to focus on removing difficulties for enterprises and create favourable conditions for them to access capital sources and expand market.

He also urged enterprises to promote the application of scientific advance and latest technologies in production in order to increase productivity and product quality, thus improving their competitiveness in the world market.-VNA