Hanoi honours 10 exemplary citizens in 2017
10 outstanding citizens of Hanoi capital city in 2017 are honoured at a meeting on October 8 (Photo: VNA)
Authorities of Hanoi held a meeting on October 8 to honour the 10 outstanding
citizens of the capital city in 2017 and 790 role models in all aspects of
The 10 eminent citizens include Chairman of the
Hanoi Traditional Medicine Association physician Nguyen Hong Siem, who has
conducted a number of valuable scientific studies.
Wushu artist Duong Thuy Vi was also commended
for her numerous achievements, including gold medals, at many regional and
international tournaments such as the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in 2013, 2015
and 2017, the world wushu championships in 2013, and the 2014 Asian Games.
Meanwhile, photographer Le Vuong, a member of
the Hanoi Union of Literature and Arts Associations, is still working although
he retired in 1985. His tireless efforts have resulted in a huge number of
Hanoi-themed photos which include many rare images of the city’s Old Quarter
and cultural activities.
Another citizen honoured this year is Sen. Lt.
Col. Dao Anh Tuan, deputy head of the police division for criminal hunting of
the Hanoi Department of Public Security. He has spent 20 years working as
criminal police and almost 10 years specialising in criminal hunting,
excellently fulfilling all the assigned duties.
2017 is the 25th year Hanoi has carried out the
“Good persons, good deeds” movement. About 790 of the 11,250 people with good
deeds recognised by local authorities received praise from the Chairman of the
municipal People’s Committee this year.
Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of the Hanoi
People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said the capital city has made substantial
changes and great strides in all socio-economic areas.
Over the last 25 years, more than 24,000 persons
with good deeds have been honoured by municipal authorities while over 32,000
people have been rewarded by administrations at the district level.
In the time ahead, Hanoi will pay more attention
to people directly engaging in good deeds while stepping up communications to
expand the “Good persons, good deeds” movement, he added.-VNA