“Vietnam Glory” program to honor 8 outstanding projects

Eight outstanding projects will be honored during the annual "Vietnam Glory" program to be held in Hanoi this Saturday.

The announcement was made by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor at a Tuesday press conference on the 2018 "Vietnam Glory" program and the third Nguyen Duc Canh Awards.

Themed "Imprints of works", this year's program will honor "Ho Chi Minh Road", "North-South 500kV transmission line", "Vietnam's telecom satellites", "Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant", "Vietnam's 1:200,000 geological map and mineral resources map", "Vietnam encyclopedia", "Vietnam's jack-up drilling rigs", "Selection and development of two new rice varieties of high quality and productivity, OM6976 and OM5451", and "Vietnam's Extended Program on Immunisation".

Mai Duc Chinh, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor, said: We want to honor works in each field, each sector, and each locality for their social and economic impact. After a careful selection process, 8 entries have been chosen. They are the most influential projects since Vietnam's reunification.

On Thursday the Nguyen Duc Canh Award will be given to 70 workers and engineers for their technological innovations. The award is named after Nguyen Duc Canh, a founder of the Vietnamese Trade Union.

Source: VOV5