Extending gratitude to 300 Vietnamese Heroic Mothers nationwide

In the morning of July 24, the Ministry of National Defence in collaboration with the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs organized a meeting in Hanoi to express gratitude to Vietnamese Heroic Mothers nationwide marking the 73rd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs' Day (July 27, 1947 - July 27, 2020). It was attended by 300 women representing 4,962 Vietnamese Heroic Mothers across the country.
VWU President Ha Thi Nga and Vice President Tran Thi Huong take photo with the mothers at the meeting

The event was attended by Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem, member of the Party Central Committee, member of the Central Military Commission, and Deputy Defence Minister; VWU President Ha Thi Nga; Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung.

During the two resistance wars against the French colonialists and the American imperialists, the Vietnamese Heroic  Mothers who dedicated their beloved  to the struggle for national liberation and independence have suffered huge pains and losses. So the Party, the State, and the entire people always remember and keep grateful for their untold  sacrifices as the moral principle of "When drinking water, remember its source" by many practical activities to take care of both their material and spiritual lives.

At the meeting, the leaders of the Ministry of National Defence and the VWU presented gifts to mothers, expressed their care and gratitude to remember the great contribution and sacrifices of Vietnamese Heroic Mothers for the national independence. Total VWU gifts on this occasion amount to 168 million dongs.

President of Vietnam Women's Union, Ha Thi Nga, presents gifts to Vietnamese Heroic Mothers

Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem, Deputy Minister of Defense gave gifts to the mothers

VWU President Ha Thi Nga encourages Mother Tran Thi Phuong

VWU Vice President Tran Thi Huong presents a gift to Mother Luc Thi Van

For the past years, the work of repaying gratitude, taking care of Vietnamese Heroic  Mothers has been regularly undertaken by the VWU at all levels with many specific and practical activities such as visiting, encouraging and giving gifts on the occasion of the War Invalids and Martyrs' Day as well as the holidays; taking care of their health, doing housework for lonely mothers; giving savings books ...

These activities have shown deep gratitude of Vietnamese women for great contributtions and sacrifices of the mothers, at the same time as the promise that the generations of Vietnamese women will constantly strive to contribute to the cause of national construction and defense.

Translated by VWU International Relations Department