Hanoi supports foreigners affected by COVID-19

On September 4, the authorities of Hanoi sent 25 gifts to pandemic-affected foreign students in Vietnam National University of Agriculture (Gia Lam District).

Accordingly, this is the program by the Viet Nam Fatherland Front who prepared 270 sets of presents with the total value of VND229.5 million (around US$10,000) for foreigners who are studying, living in Hanoi, and facing difficulties due to the pandemic. The gifted foreigners come from many countries like Laos, Japan, Cambodia, etc.

Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Hanoi Nguyen Lan Huong gives gifts to pandemic-affected foreigners. - Photo: vietnamnet

Cash (VND500,000) and necessities such as rice, cooking oil, fish sauce, face masks, or hand sanitizers which are worth VND350,000 are included in each gift pack.

In the ceremony, the Chairwoman of the Hanoi Fatherland Front Ms. Nguyen Lan Hương said that although the gifts are small yet express the attentions of authorities as well as local people to foreign students and citizens, encourage their support in preventing and fighting against the pandemic. Their contribution plays an important role in controlling the situation and bringing Hanoi back to the new normal.

Previously, over 70 foreigners living and working in Hoan Kiem and Tay Ho District were presented by Hanoi authorities from September 1 to 3. The program will continue to send more gifts in the upcoming days.

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