HCM City commends religious dignitaries, followers joining in COVID-19 fight hinh anh 1Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of HCM City To Thi Bich Chau (R) expresses her gratitude to the religious dignitaries and followers for joining the city's COVID-19 fight. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 16 to honour religious dignitaries and followers who made contributions to the city’s COVID-19 fight.

To Thi Bich Chau, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of HCM City, highly valued efforts of religious followers who volunteered to offer support and take care of COVID-19 patients at local hospitals.

She believed that with the solidarity and the spirit of ‘the haves helping the have-nots’, HCM City will surmount difficulties and resume all activities in the time to come.

From July 22 to October 21, in response to a call of local authorities, 679 religious dignitaries and followers voluntarily worked at nine COVID-19 treatment hospitals in HCM City./.