Southern Soc Trang province currently has 147 centenarians with the oldest aged 105, who have received the President’s gifts on the occasion of the 72 nd anniversary of Vietnam Elderly Day.

One June 6, the Soc Trang provincial Elderly Association, provincial departments and agencies visited and presented the President’s gifts to these elderly.

The President’s gifts consist of 5 metres of silk and 500,000 VND for each person.

Elderly people are a valuable source of encouragement and motivation for their children and the homeland.-VNA