Buddhist Cultural Center Offers COVID-19 Aid to Vietnamese Community in Republic of Korea | Policy

During the handover ceremony in Hanoi (Photo: baoquocte.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
State Commission for Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) on October 5 received a token of
COVID-19[feminine] prevention and control assistance of approximately VND 1.8 billion (USD 75,408) from the Vietnamese Buddhist Cultural Center in the Republic of Korea (RoK).

The aid consists of 5,000 bottles of nasal and throat spray to prevent and support the treatment of COVID-19 and other outbreaks caused by viruses and bacteria. They will be sent to the Vietnamese Buddhist community living, working and studying in the Republic of Korea.

Speaking at the handover ceremony, Vice Foreign Minister and Committee Chairman Pham Quang Hieu said that the Party and state policy of caring for the overseas Vietnamese community is reflected in many important documents.

He thanked the center and associated donors and philanthropists for their meaningful activities in favor of Vietnam and Vietnamese expatriates, hoping that they will continue these contributions.

For her part, nun Thich Nu Gioi Tanh, head of the center, expressed her gratitude for the assistance of the ministry and the committee to the activities of the center and Vietnamese expatriates in the Republic of Korea./.


James C. Tibbs