President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, Huynh Dam, on July 20 visited and presented gifts to the families of war invalids and soldiers in the northwestern province of Hoa Binh, on the occasion of the War Invalids and Soldiers’ Day (July 27).

Among those visited were 96-year-old Heroic Vietnamese Mother Nguyen Thi Meng in Cu Yen commune, Luong Son district, whose only son was killed during the war in 1972, 87-year-old Nguyen Thi Lam in Hoa Binh city’s Phuong Lam district, and wounded soldier Nguyen Ba Duong in Tan Thinh district, Hoa Binh city.

The same day, at a working session with the provincial authorities, Dam said the province should uphold its internal strength to promote socio-economic development and quickly implement the Resolution of the 11 th National Party Congress, as well as measures to curb inflation, stabilise the macro-economy and ensure social welfare in the locality./.