Dedication and Sacrifice of Revolutionaries Inspire Next Generation of Vietnam
|Nguyen Phuong Nga, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations and delegates visit and present gifts to wounded and sick soldiers at the Duy Tien War Invalids Nursing Centre, Ha Nam Province. Photo: VNT|
The dedication and sacrifice of wounded and sick soldiers is a shining example for generations to follow, said Nguyen Phuong Nga, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) during the visit to the Duy Tien War Invalids Nursing Centre in Ha Nam province on July 26.
Duy Tien Nursing Centre, one of the five stations under the watch of the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs, was established in May 1957.
It now provides care for seriously wounded and sick soldiers with injury severity from 81% and above, including three females. The oldest patient is 90 years old and the youngest is 50.
Visiting war invalids at the Duy Tien War Invalids Nursing Center, Nga expressed deep gratitude to the wounded and sick soldiers along with people with meritorious services to the revolution.
"Struggling with pain from injury every day, but the uncles, brothers, and sisters still keep their spirits up, still optimistic and brave. Your sacrifice and dedication are a shining example for all generations to follow," Nga emphasized.
|Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga could not hide her emotion when seeing the wounds of war were still present on the bodies of the veteran. Photo: VNT|
According to the VUFO President, generations at the Friendship Union need to come here to meet the wounded and sick soldiers, not just to express their gratitude for those who have rendered their services to the nation, but also to study, to gain more enthusiasm and energy so that they can live better and contribute more for the country.
Founded in 1957, the nursing center is currently caring for 60 soldiers from 13 cities and provinces, in which the oldest are nearly 90, the youngest is over 60. Some have experienced resistance wars against France and the US, and some have fought in the Southwest battlefield.
|A VUFO delagation led by its Vice President Nguyen Van Doanh pays visits to war veterans in Thuan Thanh district on the 75th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day this year. Photo: VNT|
The same day, another VUFO delagation led by its Vice President Nguyen Van Doanh has visited and presented gifts to war invalids and sick soldiers at a nursing center in Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Established in 1965, the center, a unit of the MoLISA, has provided care for more than 1,000 seriously wounded and sick soldiers. There are now 97 severe war invalids who are being treated at the center.
On behalf of the VUFO, Vice President Nguyen Van Doanh expressed his thanks to the entire staff of Thuan Thanh War Invalids Nursing Center, and extended deep gratitude and wished good health to wounded soldiers and families of fallen soldiers who made a great contribution to national liberation and national reunification.
At the meeting, Vice President Nguyen Van Doanh on behalf of international organizations and VUFO staff presented VND 65 million to Thuan Thanh War Invalids Nursing Center.
|The Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations, Hanoi Youth Union visit and extend their best health wishes to a heroic Vietnamese mother living in Hanoi. Source: HAUFO|
The War Invalids and Martyrs Day is an occasion for the whole country to pay tribute to Vietnamese heroic mothers, families of martyrs and wounded soldiers who sacrificed themselves for the independence and freedom of the nation.
Earilier, on July 14, the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations (HAUFO) in collaboration with the Hanoi Youth Union and the Hanoi's Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association also had visited and gave gifts to some heroic Vietnamese mothers and Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts supported the Lao revolution living in the capital city on the occasion of the Invalids and Martyrs' Day and the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Vietnam - Laos (September 5), 45 years of the signing of the Vietnam - Laos Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation (July 18).
|Delegates in front of Ap Bac memorial monument. Source: HUFO|
The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO), together with the Consulate Generals of Hungary, Cuba, India, recently visited Ap Bac Relic Reserve in Tien Giang province and presented gifts to local Vietnamese heroic mothers.
Ap Bac Victory (1963) is a brilliant success in the history of fighting against the foreign invaders of Tien Giang people in particular and Vietnam in general, and the relic is now located at Tan Phu commune, Cai Lay town, Tien Giang province.
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