16/07/2017 08:02 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

War invalids, martyrs’ families remembered on anniversary

Hanoi, July 15 (VNA) – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man visited and presented gifts to Heroic Mothers and war invalids in the central city of Da Nang on July 15, on the occasion of the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27). 

Man affirmed that the Party and State always pay attention to caring for families of people who rendered service to the nation, including Heroic Mothers, martyrs and war invalids. 

He asked Da Nang city to do more to support the preferential policy beneficiary families, both materially and spiritually. 

On the day, Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue led a working delegation to lay wreaths and offer incense at the Road No.9 National Martyrs' Cemetery and Truong Son National Martyrs' Cemetery in the central province of Quang Tri to commemorate people who laid down their lives for the national liberation and reunification. 

Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich visited and presented gifts to war invalids and wounded soldiers who are under treatment at the Thuan Thanh sanatorium in northern Bac Ninh province. 

On this occasion, the Defence Ministry granted an ambulance, 104 air conditioners, and one desktop cardiograph worth 1.9 billion VND (83,619 USD) to the sanatorium. 

The facility is caring for 96 war invalids who have lost their ability to work.