At the ceremony, Mr. Le Van Tung - Secretary of
Son Tay District Party Committee delivered a speech reviewing the heroic
historical tradition and achievements of the district during 60 years of
construction and development.
Mr. Le Van Tung - Secretary of Son Tay District Party
Committee delivered a speech at the event
In July 20, 1957, Son Tay district was
officially established with the name Zone 7, consisting of 8 communes: Son
Tinh, Son Lien, Son Mau, Son Bao, Son Dung, Son Mua, Son Long and Son Bua. .
On September 5, 1959, unit
89's force, guerrilla of communes and people rose up to attack the enemy and
won, Son Tay district completely liberated, contributing to the uprising of Tra
Bong and the Western of Quang Ngai.
Inheriting and promoting the
glorious revolutionary tradition of the previous generations, the Son Tay Party
Committee, authorities and people of all ethnic groups in Son Tay district have
united efforts, promoted the spirit of solidarity, creativity and overcame many
difficulties and challenges in hunger eradication and poverty alleviation,
socio-economic development and important achievements.
The average annual economic
growth rate of the district is from 16% to17%; The economic structure has been
gradually shifted towards industry - agriculture – service.
So far, the traffic infrastructure
is increasingly completed, in addition to 39 km of Truong Son Dong road, 15 km
of provincial roads, Son Tay has invested in building and opening more than 131
km of district roads, 100% of communes have roads, meeting travel needs of the
local people, promoting socio-economic development, maintaining security and
The annual poverty rate has decreased by 5-6%.
The district has been recognized as meeting national standards on preschool,
primary and secondary education universalization.
In addition, social security work was
implemented in time; The district has built 216 gratitude houses for policy
families; supported 2,717 poor households to build houses under Program 167,
Speaking at the ceremony, Vice Chairman of the
Provincial People's Committee Dang Ngoc Dzung acknowledged and appreciated the
efforts of the Son Tay Party Committee, army and people in wartime and
Mr. Dzung hoped that in the upcoming time, Son
Tay will continue to promote the spirit of heroism, courage, solidarity,
dynamism and creativity in directing, stimulating and effectively using
resources, contributing to build and develop the district.
At the ceremony, Vice Chairman of the
Provincial People's Committee Dang Ngoc Dzung presented 10 gifts to
revolutionary comrades, former cadres and soldiers of 3 armed units 339, 89 and
299 and the former leaders of Son Tay district.
On this occasion, the provincial People's
Committee awarded certificates of merit to 4 collectives and 7 individuals; Son
Tay District People's Committee awarded certificates of merit to 10 collectives
and 22 individuals with outstanding achievements in the emulation movement to
celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Son Tay district’s liberation.