Bình asked local authorities of ward 1 to pay more attention to local residents’ lives, especially during the pandemic at present.
Head of Anwar mosque Kim Sô said its management board regularly called on residents and Muslim followers to follow COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
The People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front of ward 1 also arranged vehicles to provide food for residents, he said.
On the occasion, Bình and leaders of district 8 handed over 200 gift packages to poor households, each worth VND 1.4 million (US$60.8), including VND 1 million in cash.
He also presented the token of VND 200 million to affected residents.
Secretary of the Party Committee of district 8 Ngô Thanh Tuấn also symbolically handed over necessities worth VND 40 million to Cham residents.
Ward 1 is home to a large number of Muslims with over 2,400 people.