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Outstanding groups and individuals for AO victims to be honoured

In Uncategorized on January 12, 2011 at 7:05 am




Outstanding groups and individuals for AO victims to be honoured


QĐND – Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 21:36 (GMT+7)

PANO – 99 outstanding groups and individuals from movements and campaigns in support of more than 3 million Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO) victims will be honoured at the program, “Gratitude to Golden Hearts to AO Victims”, to be on air at 08.00pm, on January 24th, 2011, on Vietnam Television’s S9 studio.


Among the honoured selected by the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) and its branches in cities and provinces nationwide, are General Vo Nguyen Giap and the late Professor Tran Van Giau.


Addressing a recent press conference in Hanoi, Senior – General Nguyen Van Rinh, Chairman of the VAVA, said the program will be a great encouragement to millions of AO victims and their families as well as organisations and individuals at home and abroad to continue their support to the victims.


According to Colonel Le Cuong, a member of the organizing board, it was not easy to select outstanding figures as thousands of local and foreign groups and individuals have been actively engaged in movements and campaigns supporting Vietnamese AO victims.


The program will be broadcast live on VTV and VTC channels, local TV channels of HCMC, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Lam Dong and Lao Cai provinces. The event is jointly organised by the VAVA, the Southeast Asian Research Association of Vietnam (SEARAV), the People’s Police Newspaper, the ASEAN magazine, and the ASEAN C&C Company.


Duy Minh


Source: QDND

Outstanding military individuals and units honoured

In Uncategorized on July 1, 2010 at 6:17 pm




Outstanding military individuals and units honoured


QĐND – Thursday, July 01, 2010, 21:23 (GMT+7)

PANO – The 8th ‘Determine – to – Win’ Congress of the Army opened in Hanoi on June 29th with the participation of more than 600 outstanding individuals and units of the army who have distinguished themselves in the emulation movement.


Leaders of the State, the Government and the National Assembly, the Defence Ministry and representatives from units in the whole army were also present at the event.


Addressing the Congress, General Le Van Dung, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Director of the Vietnam People’s Army General Political Department, reviewed the ‘Determine – to – Win’ emulation movement in the past five years and praised individuals and teams for their outstanding achievements in the campaign.


Over these past five years, results of the ‘Determine-to-Win’ emulation movement have contributed to the consolidation and development of the army. Many outstanding individuals and units of the army have set bright examples for others to follow.


Speaking at the event, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong stressed that emulation tasks play an important role in the army’s activities. He highly appreciated these achievements of outstanding individuals and teams in the movement, which have contributed to the national construction and defence.


On behalf of the Defense Ministry, General Phung Quang Thanh thanked directions from the Party, the Government and the National Assembly. He emphasised that the Ministry of Defence will continue to carry out the emulation movement better in coming years.


On this occasion, 44 units and individuals were presented with the titles of Hero of the People’s Armed Forces and Labour Hero in the Renovation Process. Many other titles were presented to outstanding army units.


Duy Minh


Source: QDND