|National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the event (Photo: VOV)
Addressing the ceremony, Chairman Hue highlighted Vinh city's outstanding socio-economic achievements over the past 60 years.
He called for the city's efforts to build it a key urban area the province as well as the north central region, become a driving force - an economic growth pole of the province, contributing to making Nghe An a centre of the north central region in terms of trade, health, education and training, science and technology, industry and high-tech agriculture in line with the Politburo's Resolution No.39-NQ-TW and the province's master plan for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050.
|Chairman Hue awarded the second-class Independence Order to the Party organization, authorities and and people of Vinh city (Photo: VOV)
Mr. Hue said: "The city needs to change its mindset, promote innovation, and aspire for quickly, stronger development to deserve its heroic tradition."
At the event, Chairman Hue, on behalf of the Party and State's leaders, awarded the second-class Independence Order to the Party organization, authorities and and people of Vinh city in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions to the cause of building socialism and protecting the Fatherland. Hue presented a photo of President Ho Chi Minh visiting the construction site of the Vinh Hydroelectric Plant in June 1957.
During their working visit to Nghe An, the delegation led by NA Chairman Hue raised 3 trillion VND to support flood-hit areas in Nghe An. The donation was given to the three districts of Quy Chau, Que Phong and Ky Son to help affected people overcome the consequences of natural disasters.