President Truong Tan Sang and officials of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour on February 17 visited and presented Tet gifts to workers in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.

Around 3,000 out of the 250,000 workers working in provincial industrial parks will celebrate the biggest traditional festival away from their home.

He visited the Duy Quy and Kim Ty guesthouse compounds, which accommodate nearly 2,250 workers and 130 of whom do not go home during Tet, lauding the guesthouse owners for supporting the staying workers to have a cosy Tet.

He asked the provincial authorities to further improve the living conditions for the workers and wished for more workers to be able to enjoy Tet with their families in the coming years.

On the occasion President Truong Tan Sang also visited the Duc Hoa martyr cemetery and visited a number of historical sites in the province.-VNA