At the ceremony, Chairman of the provincial
People's Committee Tran Ngoc Cang, through his speech, reviewed the tradition
of the Revolutionary of Tra Bong and the Western region of Quang Ngai 60 years
This is one of the first armed revolts of the
ethnic minorities in the mountainous Central Vietnam in the war against the US
to save the country, bringing the victory of the revolution in Quang Ngai, in
Inter-Region 5 and the South in the following revolutionary periods.
The Uprising of Tra Bong and the Western of
Quang Ngai made an important milestone of the country and the province,
demonstrating the creativity and assertiveness of the provincial leaders at
In recent years, the ethnic minority groups in
the Western of Quang Ngai in general, Tra Bong and Tay Tra districts in
particular tried to overcome difficulties in order to gradually rise to escape
The Anniversary is an opportunity for us to
review our glorious period, to express our infinite gratitude to officers,
soldiers of armed units 89, 299, 399 and ethnic people of Kinh, Cor, Hre, Ca
dong for their sacrifice in the war.
Mr. Tran Ngoc Cang - Chairman of the provincial
People's Committee called on all cadres, party members, soldiers and people of
Quang Ngai to promote patriotic tradition, continue to improve the leadership
of the Party organization and members; promoting the strength of the entire
political system, the great unity bloc of the entire people to well implement the
Party's guidelines and resolutions, the State's policies and laws; local
political duties, etc.
Speaking at the celebration, Vice President
Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh emphasized the importance of the Tra Bong and the Western
Quang Ngai’s Uprising and said that this was the largest and most typical
uprising for the spirit of our people in the mountainous region (Region 5) at
the end of 1959.
In order to continue promoting the
revolutionary patriotic tradition, cultural tradition, solidarity of the ethnic
minority groups, successfully implementing the construction and defense of the
Fatherland in the new period, Vice President Dang Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh asked
Quang Ngai Party Committee, authorities and people together with ethnic
minorities continue to pay attention to promoting socio-economic development in
ethnic minority and mountainous areas; investing in building essential
infrastructures for production and daily life needs.
Recognizing the efforts of the Party Committee,
the government, the army and the people of Tra Bong district, at the ceremony,
under the authorization of the State President, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc
Thinh awarded the Second-class Labor Medal to cadres and people of Tra Bong
At the same time, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc
Thinh also presented a portrait of President Ho Chi Minh to the Cor ethnic
On this occasion, the
"Gongs Art of the Cor people" was also recognized by the Minister of
Culture, Sports and Tourism as the National intangible cultural heritage.