Individuals with outstanding contributions to the city's development honored at the event

Addressing the event, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong extended Tet wishes to and informed the delegates of the achievements of the city in 2018. The valuable contribution of overseas compatriots have had its part in the successful implementation of socio-economic tasks of the city, he added.

On the occasion, the city honored 5 collectives and 13 individuals for their excellent contribution to the city’s growth in 2017.

A photo exhibition was also launched to showcase hundreds of photos featuring the development of the city as well as the contributions of the Overseas Vietnamese community.

Translated by Lam Anh