Dien Bien marks 65th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory

10:53 | 07/05/2019 Events

The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien held a solemn ceremony on May 6 to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the founding of the province (June 28), the 70th anniversary of the founding of the provincial Party Committee (October 10), the 65th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7), and to receive the Independence Order, First Class.

Politburo member Tong Thi Phong presents the first class Independence Order to Dien Bien authorities and people in recognition of their contributions and achievements - Photo: NDO

The ceremony was attended by Politburo members: Tong Thi Phong, Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly and Vo Van Thuong, Secretary of Party Central Committee (PCC) and Head of the PCC Commission for Communication and Education.

Addressing the ceremony, NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong congratulated the Party, administration and people of Dien Bien for their achievements in recent years, with active growth and innovation in all areas.

She also asked the province to further develop its potential and pay attention to Party building work.

Dien Bien should also implement socio-cultural development tasks on a par with improving human resource quality and caring for people’s health, social welfare and sustainable poverty reduction, as well as maintaining political stability and social order, while ensuring the implementation of religious and ethnic policies, she noted.

Following the ceremony, a grand parade was held with the participation of over 2,000 people including representatives of the armed forces, officials and employees, workers, farmers, women, and youth in the province.

Theo NDO