At the meeting, Chairwoman of Vietnam Fatherland Front in Hanoi Nguyen Lan Huong sent her congratulations to entire staffs of the High Command of the Borderguard Force on the occasion of 61st anniversary of its establishment (March 3, 1959 – March 3, 2020).
Huong said under the instruction of the central government and Hanoi regarding the efforts to contain the outbreak of Covid-19, the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Hanoi has been serving as a bridge between donors, organizations and individuals in controlling the epidemic; offering face masks and medical equipment for local people for free.
Huong stressed the Borderguard Force is at the forefront in implementing anti-virus measures right at the border.
To support such efforts of the Borderguard Force, on behalf of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Hanoi, Huong handed gifts worth VND100 million (US$4,293) to the Force, while the Front also supported 1,000 hand sanitizers and 5,000 face masks.
Huong expected more donors and enterprises to support the efforts of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Hanoi against the containment of the outbreak of Covid-19.
Senior Colonel Tran Van Bung, deputy political commissar of Borderguard Force, appreciated the support of Vietnam Fatherland Front in Hanoi, saying this would serve as motivation for the Force to fulfill its responsibilities towards the fight against the outbreak of Covid-19.
On this occasion, the Business Association of Vietnam Veterans has committed to supporting 20,000 face masks and VND300 million (US$12,881) to the Borderguard Force.