Vietnam marks May Day, honoring workers’ initiatives

(VOVWORLD) - The Party, State, and people of Vietnam pay special attention to the working class, workers, and trade union organizations, said President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday. Mr. Phuc addressed a ceremony hosted by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor in Hanoi on Wednesday to mark the 135th May Day and launch Workers’ Month.

Vietnam marks May Day, honoring workers’ initiatives  - ảnh 1A ceremony marks the 135th May Day and launches Workers’ Month, April 28, 2021, Hanoi. (Photo: VOV)

He said that after more than 30 years of renewal, workers and laborers have been present in all economic sectors and the frontliners of national industrialization and modernization to realize Vietnam’s aspirations.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc applauded the initiatives of trade union members and workers nationwide for the growth of their organizations and development of the country.

“We fully understand the hardships that all workers have been experiencing when Vietnam and the rest of the world are fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Party and State have adopted many effective measures to combat the pandemic, fulfilling the dual goal for quick economic recovery,” he said.

“Workers’ income will increase again and many new jobs will be generated not only to compensate for the past period but also create a leverage for rapid and sustainable economic growth.”