Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented gifts to war invalids and ill soldiers at the care centre for war invalids in Lang Giang district, in the northern province of Bac Giang. (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on July 24 visited various war invalids and ill soldiers at the care centre for war invalids in Lang Giang district, in the northern province of Bac Giang, as part of the activities on the occasion of the upcoming War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

She presented 50 gifts, each worth 2 million VND (86 USD), to the war invalids and sick soldiers, and a gift valued at 50 million VND (2,150 USD) to the centre itself.

The official affirmed that the Vietnamese Party, State, and people have always kept in mind the sacrifices that the war invalids and ill soldiers made for the nation, expressing her hope that their examples would help younger generations overcome their difficulties.

The Party and State will continue to search for fallen soldiers, especially those who died in battlefields along the Vietnam-Laos border line and in Cambodia, she said.

The centre is now taking care of 50 war invalids and ill soldiers, who come from 21 cities spread from as far as the central province of Thua Thien-Hue up to the northern region.

The same day, Vice President Thinh offered incense at the Martyrs Memorial Site of Bac Giang province, and visited Heroic Vietnamese Mother Trinh Thi Lich and a war invalid in Bac Giang city.

Also on July 24, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai visited and presented gifts to two policy beneficiary families in Hoan Kiem district.

In activities related to the upcoming War Invalids and Martyrs Day, Hanoi has spent more than 103 billion VND (4.4 million USD) on gifts to Heroic Vietnamese Mothers, war invalids and policy beneficiaries, and more than 600 million VND (25,800 USD) on gifts for units that are taking care of war invalids in the city.–VNA