At the ceremony, State Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan emphasised thatthe honoured collectives and individuals have overcome countlessdifficulties in their production and lives to achieve socio-economicgains, greatly contributing to national construction and defence.
State Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan addressing the ceremony
She said that they have demonstrated strong enthusiasm, a high sense ofcareer responsibility, and upheld the spirit of solidarity in patrioticmovements in various fields, to bring success to the country over theyears.
Dang Ngoc Tung, president of the Vietnam General Confederation ofLabour, said that over the past nine years, the Vietnam Glory programmehas honoured more than 100 exemplary individuals and collectives whoexcel in all aspects of life, from national defence and security toproduction.
This programme has attracted the attention of people nationwide and made a fine impression on society, he said.
During the event, the audience held exchanges with exemplary role modelssuch as colonel and labour hero, Nguyen Dang Giap, general director ofCorporation 36 under the Ministry of Defence, who has helped his companyovercome difficulties and contribute to society; deputy directorgeneral of the Radio Frequency Management Administration, Le Van Tuan,whose company succeeded in launching the satellites VINASAT-1, VINASAT-2and VNRED SAT-1 into orbit; Le Van Duoc, a 9th grade student from thecentral province of Nghe An, who bravely rescued five children fromdrowning; and especially 70-year-old labour hero Huynh Van Cang, a warinvalid from the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, who has raisedhundreds of billions of VND from organisations and individuals acrossthe country to support poor patients, disabled people and disadvantagedchildren.
This is the tenth time the “Vietnam Glory” programme has beenorganised by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour, the CentralCouncil for Emulation and Reward, Lao Dong (labour) Newspaper andVietnam Television.