(VOV) - On July 5, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan visited the families of some outstanding invalids and martyrs in the central province of Nghe An in the lead up to the 65th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day.
Vice President Doan and her delegation offered incense and flowers at the Truong Bon historical relic site in Nghe An’s Do Luong district where 13 young volunteers laid down their lives to protect vehicles heading to the front line during the anti-US resistance war.
During the visit to the martyrs’ families, Mrs Doan expressed her sympathy and encouraged them to uphold the revolutionary tradition and continue contributing to the nation’s development.
She also praised Nghe An for providing good care for the families of social beneficiaries, invalids and martyrs, urging the province to pay more attention to people credited with serving the revolution and boost the “Paying Debts of Gratitude” movements to help improve their living standards.
On the occasion, the delegation also burnt incense to commemorate late President Ho Chi Minh at the Kim Lien relic area and visited the cemetery and memorial house for heroic Soviet-Nghe Tinh martyrs that died in 1930-1931 in Hung Nguyen district.