At the launching ceremony, Politburo member, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai, member of the Party Central Committee (PCC), Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang; Chairwoman of the Municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc; Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Dao Duc Toan along with representatives of subordinate offices contributed to the fund.
Officials, civil servants and workers donated a minimum of a day's wage each to the fund.
Previously, Chairwoman of the VFF’s Hanoi chapter Nguyen Lan Huong called on agencies, enterprises and people to raise money for the people and soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Chairwoman of the VFF’s Hanoi chapter Nguyen Lan Huong launches the fundraising.
In 2020, a working mission of Hanoi will visit and present gifts to the people and soldiers on the Truong Sa archipelago, and hand over the support for the building of a cultural house on the island district.
Over VND165 million (over US$7,100) was raised for the fund at the fundraising ceremony.