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President Sang meets outstanding trade union members

Hanoi, July 28 (VNA) – President Truong Tan Sang met with 70 outstanding members of trade unions within the Ministries of Public Security and National Defence in Hanoi on July 28.

The event took place on the occasion of the 86th founding anniversary of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (July 28).

President Sang spoke highly of the roles of trade unions at all levels in patriotic emulation campaigns and the initiative to study and follow the moral example of President Ho Chi Minh in practical activities.

He called for more publicity campaigns to introduce the models to all levels and sectors, adding that their efforts have contributed to sector achievements in building and protecting the nation.

Over the past five years, the Ministry of National Defence’s trade union has implemented 16,850 innovation projects, contributing nearly three trillion VND (nearly 140.2 million USD) to the state budget.

The Ministry of Public Security’s trade union has also developed more than 360 initiatives in production, generating dozens of billions of VND.

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour currently has more than 8 million members.