Hanoi (VNA), July 1 -- A ceremony was held in Hanoi on June 30 night to honour agencies, collectives and individuals for their contributions to the fight against COVID-19, with the Vietnam People's Army among the main forces working on the frontline of the combat.

In her remarks at the event, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan lauded the efforts of the army, especially military medical workers, border guards, officers and soldiers working in quarantined facilities, and members of the steering board for COVID-19 prevention and control of the Ministry of National Defence .

Their spirit has set examples and become a source of momentum for people nationwide to fight the disease and spur socio-economic development, the t...