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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits war invalid-run firm in Hai Phong

Hai Phong, September 1 (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited an enterprise set up and run by war invalids in Ngo Quyen district, Hai Phong northern port city, on September 1. 

The Prime Minister said the Party, State and people always keep in mind the sacrifice that war martyrs and war invalids have made for national liberation and reunification. 

He lauded the firm for well implementing social welfare policies for its employees, while expanding its operation and investment nationwide. 

The PM expressed his hope that the company’s Director Board, employees, particularly the war invalids will continue promote the tradition and good virtues of Uncle Ho soldiers and national heroes in production. 

He also asked local authorities and relevant bodies to facilitate the firm’s operation. 

Established on June 5, 1996 with initial capital of just 250 million VND (11,000 USD) and a staff of 35 war invalids, the Quang Minh War Invalid Enterprise now has hundreds of employees, in which more than half are war invalids, veterans, relatives of policy beneficiaries. The firm’s capital now has reached 500 billion VND (22 million USD). 

Besides the headquarter in Hai Phong, the enterprise has three branches in Ho Chi Minh City, the northern province of Quang Ninh and Hanoi. In 2016, it earned 140 billion VND (6.16 million USD) in revenue. Its workers earned 4.2 million VND (184 USD) per month on average.

The firm plans to invest in four factories producing non-fired bricks, ground clinker, activated Calcium Oxide, asphalt concrete, worth a total of 1.2 trillion VND (52.8 million USD).