Update: 07:57 | 02/10/2019
(BGO) – On the occasion of International Day for the Older Persons (October 1), Permanent Vice Chairman of the Bac Giang provincial People’s Council Bui Van Hanh and representatives of the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs on September 30 visited and presented gifts to the typical elderly in Yen Dung district.
The provincial leader visited and gifted to Nghiem Xuan Tieu (born in 1931) in Son Hung village, Tri Yen commune and Than Xuan To (bown in 1937) in Toan Thang village, Lao Ho commune.
Permanent Vice Chairman Bui Van Hanh visits and presents gift to Than Xuan To.
Two sick soldiers always actively participate in the local emulative movements and act as bright models to teach the offspring about the tradition.
At the destinations, Permanent Vice Chairman Bui Van Hanh asked after the older persons and wished them live healthy to promote the tradition “High tree, huge shade” and become the firm spiritual support to the young generation while encouraging them to keep the exemplary role and actively join the campaign and movement at the grass root levels.
The provincial leader took the occasion to urge the local authorities and organizations to pay more attention to caring for the elderly and well executing the social welfare policies.
Also on the occasion, the leaders of the municipal Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Fatherland Front’s Committee and agencies visited and presented gifts to 34 older persons living in poor, near poor families and difficult circumstances in the city. Each gift worth 800,000 VND (over 34 USD) was mobilized from the municipal budget.
Permanent Vice Chairman Bui Van Hanh visits and presents gift to Nghiem Xuan Tieu.
Additionally, 20 gift sets from the provincial People’s Committee were presented to the older persons at the age of over 100, each including 400,000 VND and 5m of red silk.
At the visited destination, the municipal leaders asked after the health and spirit life of the elderly then encouraged them to live happily, healthy and helpfully to contribute to building the families and localities as the bright models to the children.
These days, implementing the instruction from the municipal People’s Committee, the wards and communes in the city have mobilized the socialization sources to support the grass root divisions for the older persons to organize gifting and exchange of culture and art to improve their spiritual life.
Huu Trinh – Le Thanh