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Ben Tre (VNA) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan presented Tet gifts to poor households in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on the threshold of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival on January 17.

She also attended a ceremony to hand over four primary schools, two health care stations, nine rural transportation works to the local government of Giong Trom town in Ben Tre’s Giong Trom district.
At the ceremony, 100 newly-built houses were also presented to the poor in the locality. All facilities are worth over 33.7 billion VND (1.49 million USD) funded by the Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank).

The leader also paid a Tet visit to the Military Headquarters of Ben Tre where she expressed her hope that the headquarters will continue collaborating closely with the local Party Committee and government in fulfilling all socio-economic tasks and ensuring security and defence in the locality.

She made a Tet visit to Bishop of Vinh Long Diocese Huynh Van Hai and workers at Luong Quoi coconut processing factory in An Hiep commune, Chau Thanh district.

Meanwhile, Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh paid a Tet visit to Vietnamese Heroic Mothers, underprivileged children and poor households in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai the same day.

She handed over 100 scholarships of the Vietnamese Children Sponsoring Fund to children living in the province’s social sponsoring centre. She visited and presented scholarships and gifts to local ethnic minority people in Ia Phi commune, Chu Pah district.-VNA