Vice President presents gifts to policy beneficiaries in Tay Ninh hinh anh 1Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presents scholarships to students in Tay Ninh province. (Photo: VNA)

Tay Ninh (VNA)Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on January 16 visited and presented gifts and scholarships worth more than 300 million VND (USD) to policy beneficiaries and disadvantaged students in border districts of Tan Bien, Chau Thanh and Ben Cau in the southwestern  province of Tay Ninh.

Visiting Tan Bien district which housed resistance bases in the two resistance wars against France and the US, Vice President Thinh asked local authorities to channel more efforts to develop rural infrastructure, care for local people’s lives and gradually reduce the rate of poor households to 0 percent.

The Vice President visited heroic mother Phan Thi Hoi and presented 50 gifts to poor families in the district.

Thinh gave scholarships and gifts, each worth 1.3 million VND to 200 needy students in Chau Thanh and Ben Cau districts. Also, she presented two houses and 100 gifts to poor families in Tay Ninh city.

The same day, she visited and presented gifts to staff of the Joint Control Station at Xa Mat International Border Gate in Tan Bien district.-VNA