PM offers incense to martyrs in Quang Nam

Update: 08:31 | 29/07/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered incense to war heroes at a temple on Que mountain, the central province of Quang Nam, on July 27, marking the 72nd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27). 

The temple is dedicated to 40 martyrs from Special Force Battalion 409, Military Zone 5, who laid down their lives on May 11, 1969, when attacking the headquarters of the US army’s Brigade 196.

PM, offers incense, martyrs in Quang Nam province, 72nd anniversary, War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Quang Nam.

The temple is being upgraded and scheduled for inauguration later this year.

Earlier, the government leader also paid tribute to 309 heroic martyrs in Phuong Nghe village, Que Phu commune, Que Son district.

The village is home to the second largest contingent of martyrs nationwide during the anti-US war, and 68 Vietnamese heroic mothers. It has been awarded the title of hero of the People’s Armed Forces six times.

Quang Nam counts over 65,000 martyrs and about 15,000 Vietnamese heroic mothers, nearly 900 of them still alive.

On the occasion of the day, the Ministry of Public Security on July 26 organized a trip to Russia for children of police officers who were killed on mission during the war.

During the week-long visit, the 11-member delegation will visit the Ho Chi Minh monument and square in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

The activity was part of a cooperation programme between the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs during the 2019–2020 period.

Provincial leader Le Thi Thu Hong visits, presents gifts to national contributors
(BGO) - On the occasion of War Invalid and Martyrs' Day 27 July, Le Thi Thu Hong, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee (PPC), Head of the  National Assembly deputies delegation in Bac Giang province visited and presented gifts to the national contributors in Hiep Hoa district on 19 July. 
 
Enterprises pay tribute to national contributors
(BGO) – Repaying the forefathers’ great contribution, many enterprises in and outside the northern province of Bac Giang have paid tribute to the war invalids, sick soldiers and policy beneficial families via practical deeds in order to partly improve their living standard. 
 
National contributors provided with health examination and consultation
(BGO) – The Association of Fellowmen of Luc Ngan district (Bac Giang province) in Hanoi on July 14 coordinated with the Club of Doctors and Friends to organize a charity programme “Tribute autumn 2019”.
 
Visiting and gifting to nearly 38,400 national contributors
(BGO) – On the 72nd anniversary of War Invalid and Martyrs' Day July 27 (1947 - 2019), the People’s Committee in the northern province of Bac Giang has mobilized the budget to visit and present gifts to nearly 38,400 national contributors, each worth 500,000 VND (near 22 USD).
 
Helping national contributors improve housing
(BGO) - Along with the full and timely implementation of preferential policies, agencies at all levels, sectors and localities have been mobilizing many resources to improve housing for people who rendered service to the nation in Bac Giang province.
 

Source: VNA

 
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