Politburo member Nguyen Thien Nhan (second from left) welcomes OVs returning home for Tet (Photo: VNA) NDO – Politburo member and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, Nguyen Thien Nhan, on February 10 hosted a reception in Hanoi to welcome overseas Vietnamese (OVs), who have returned home for the Tet (traditional lunar New Year) festival. Speaking at the function, Politburo member Nhan expressed his delight at the achievements made by the OVs in their host countries. He also highly appreciated their patriotism and their practical contributions to the motherland. Delegates expressed their pleasure at the country’s socio-economic development as well as their thanks for the Party and State’s care for the OVs. They also reaffirmed their determination and aspiration to make further contributions to the national construction and defence, and to consolidate the national great unity bloc. Also yesterday, Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan received a delegation of OVs who were representatives of the ‘Xuan Que Huong’ (Spring Homeland) programme recently held by the National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (NCOVA). The State official spoke highly the OVs’ deep sentiments towards their homeland, saying that the development of Vietnamese communities around the world has helped raise Vietnam’s stature… Read full this story
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