VWU President visits Ha Giang province for Tet

From January 19th - 20th, 2013, Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa, Member of the Central Party’s Executive Committee and VWU President, paid a Tet visit poor families and Lung Cu Border Post in Ha Giang province.

During her Tet visit to families of priority policies and the poor families, VWU President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa thoughtfully asked about the health and living conditions of the families. She encouraged the women to uphold and develop the fine traditions of Vietnamese women and to support their husbands and children to actively participate in production, build happy families, and develop stable border-line villages.

President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa also visited Lung Thau Commune’s Elementary and Secondary Boarding School for Ethnic Students in Dong Van District. The Boarding School has 441 students, most of whom are children of Hmong residents in the district. The school has taken great efforts to overcome all the difficulties that accompany living in a mountainous district, motivated their staff and teachers to fulfill their assigned tasks. President Thanh Hoa was very moved by the examples of the teachers and students overcoming difficulties to continue to teach well and study hard. She advised the students to uphold the spirit of unity, love, and helpfulness in order to achieve the highest results in study and self-improvement. In the joyfulness of the preparing days for Tet, and in light of the coldness that sweeps across the Dong Van rocky plateau, warm jackets and presents from the Vietnam Women's Museum were distributed to the students of the school by President Thanh Hoa.

During her Tet visit to Lung Cu Border Post, President Thanh Hoa saw the national flag representing the 54 ethnicities in Vietnam waving as it always does, affirming the country’s sovereignty and showing the pride of the country. She was briefed by the Post Head’ o­n the local situation and the Post’s assignments. Being responsible for protecting 27km of borderline and 26 national border landmarks, Lung Cu Border Post has closely cooperated with the local authority and the provincial Women’s Union to fulfill their tasks of protecting the borderline and controlling cross-border trafficking in women and children. The Post also has a close relationship with communal WUs in caring for and protecting the lives of women and people in the localities.
President Thanh Hoa conveyed the love and trust of all women across the country to the soldiers of Lung Cu Border Post and wished them steadiness in protecting the country’s sovereignty and the livelihoods of local people.
On the occasion of Tet, President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa presented five Affection Houses valued at 20,000,000 VND each to five poor women in Ha Giang province.

Translated by the International Relations Department, VWU