Foods and thousands of personal medical items worth US $17,4 thousand were handed over to the Vietnamese
Kien Giang's Department of Foreign Affairs and Father Front Committee delegation, led by Mr. Nuyen Viet Thong, Department of Foreign Affairs Vice-Chairman, gave gifts to poor Vietnamese living in Cambodia and Cambodians who struggling due to COVID-19 on the occasion of Choi Chnam Thmay. The ceremony took place on April 15 at Ha Tien Border Gate.
Kien Giang gifts USD 15,600 to poor Vietnamese-born and local citizens in Cambodia.
At the ceremony, on behalf of Kien Giang's Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee, Mr. Nguyen Viet Thong sent his congratulations and wishes to the Vietnam Consulate General in Cambodia, Vietnamese who are living and working in The Kingdom of Cambodia, as well as Cambodian citizens on the occasion of Cambodia's traditional New Year Chol Chnam Thmay.
The delegation gifted VND 300 million (USD 15,600) to the Vietnam Consulate General in Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia. The representative of the Kien Giang Fatherland Front Committee gave an additional VND 60 million (USD 2,600) to the Vietnamese Association in Kep and Kampot to support poor Vietnamese and Cambodians living there.
On behalf of Vietnamese living in the Kingdom of Cambodia, Mr. Vu Ngoc Ly, Vietnam General Consul in Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia expressed his sincere thanks to Kien Giang's Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee, Department of Foreign Affairs to their timely attention and support towards overseas Vietnamese who are living in poverty in Cambodia. Vietnam General Consulate will transfer the gifts to the poor Vietnamese and Cambodians on the occasion of Cambodia's traditional New Year celebration.