The Hanoitimes - On the occasion of the 86th anniversary of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) (November 18), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined the great national unity festival with residents in Dien Bien ward, Hanoi’s Ba Dinh district on November 17.
Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung and Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung also attended the festival.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and residents in Dien Bien ward in Hano's Ba Dinh district
Speaking at the event, Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised the VFF chapter in Dien Bien, local authorities and officials for regularly organising the festival, which offers a chance to review the development of the Vietnam National United Front - the VFF’s predecessor.
Hailing outcomes of unity movements launched in Hanoi and Dien Bien in particular, the PM expressed his hope that the VFF chapter and locals will continue to remain such achievements while contributing their opinions on Party building and State management.
On this occasion, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and leaders of ministries, agencies and the municipal People’s Committee presented gifts to disadvantaged households, individuals and students in Dien Bien ward.
The same day, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong participated in the great unity festival in residential area No. 10, Thuy Khue ward, Hanoi’s Tay Ho district.
Founded by the Communist Party of Vietnam and then President Ho Chi Minh on November 18, 1930, the VFF, under different names, has brought into play Vietnam’s traditional unity and patriotism and gathered people from all strata to defeat invaders and retake national independence.