Art program marks Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day

09:56 | 27/07/2018 Events

A special art program was held at Hanoi's Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Labor Cultural Palace, on July 25, to mark the 71st anniversary of Wounded and Fallen Soldiers’ Day (July 27, 1947 – 2017).

The program is attended by Party and State leaders

Co-organized by Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper and the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), the programme was attended by Politburo members: Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, permanent member of the Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh; and Secretaries of Party Central Committee (PCC): Chief of the PCC Office Nguyen Van Nen, Head of the PCC's Commission for Internal Affairs Phan Dinh Trac, the Chairman of the Party Central Theoretical Council and Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Nguyen Xuan Thang; alongside leaders from ministries and departments, as well as Vietnamese Heroic Mothers, sick and wounded soldiers, relatives of martyrs, and revolutionary contributors from five province and cities in the northern region.

The Permanent member of the Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong and Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue present gifts to Vietnamese Heroic Mothers and delegations of 20 families of war invalids and martyrs

Addressing the ceremony, Thuan Huu, member of the CPV Central Committee (PCC), Editor-in-chief of Nhan Dan Newspaper, deputy head of the PCC’s Commission for Communication and Education, and President of the Vietnam Journalists’ Association, emphasised that with great respect and gratitude, Vietnamese people always remember the great sacrifices made by the heroes and fallen soldiers who devoted their lives to the nation and the people.

He affirmed that the Party, State and people always remember the great merits of the veteran revolutionaries, heroic martyrs, sick and wounded soldiers and revolutionary contributors.

At the program, the organizing board presented gifts and saving books worth VND20 million each to Vietnamese Heroic Mothers and delegations of 20 families of war invalids and martyrs who are in living in difficult circumstances in localities throughout the country, with the total amount of VND 460 million.

The program, featuring the participation of many well-known artists, such as meritorious artists Thanh Lam, Quoc Hung; singers Ho Quynh Huong, Tung Duong, Phuong Thanh, Duc Tuan, My Dung and Bui Le Man, aims to express the country’s’ gratitude to the revolutionary contributors, strengthen the patriotic education, national pride and responsibility of youth in the current period, and call for donations and support to tens of thousands of veterans and relatives of martyrs who have difficulties living across the country.

Theo NDO