Pioneers honoured on BrigadeÂ’s 65th anniversary
HA NOI Â— Vice President
Truong My Hoa yesterday awarded prizes to 65 outstanding children from across
the nation at a ceremony to celebrate the 65th founding anniversary of the Ho
Chi Minh Young PioneersÂ’ Brigade.
Present at the ceremony,
organised by the Executive Council of the Young PioneersÂ’ Brigade in the
capital city of Ha Noi, were Vice President Truong My Hoa, permanent member of
the Party Central CommitteeÂ’s Secretariat Truong Tan Sang, leaders from the
PioneersÂ’ Brigade and children from all corners of the country.
A performance was
presented by children to celebrate the anniversary.
The Ho Chi Minh Young
PioneersÂ’ Brigade was founded on May 15, 1941 with its first five members.
After 65 years, the brigade has grown to include 12 million pioneers and 7
million childr members nationwide.
The brigade has through
the years organised many effective movements and activities.
During the past academic
year, children across the country collected nearly 4 million pieces of clothing
and more than 4.4 million books and notebooks for disadvantaged children. Eighty
friendship houses were also built to help shelter disadvantaged children. Â—