Laos joins hands with Vietnam to fight COVID-19

Wednesday, 2021-06-09 06:12:59
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Representatives from the Lao province of Luang Prabang hand over their financial donations to support the COVID-19 fight in Vietnam's Dien Bien province. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Several organisations and units of Laos have offered financial donations to the Vietnamese Government and people to support their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Secretary and Governor of Luang Prabang province Khamkhan Chanthavisuk came to the Vietnamese Consulate General in Luang Prabang on June 8 to hand over US$10,000 in support of the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien to combat COVID-19.

The same day, representatives from Xayabury province also went to the Vietnamese Consulate General to present about US$27,600 to assist Yen Bai, Quang Ninh, Son La, Thai Binh and Dien Bien provinces of Vietnam.

Affirming the importance of the Laos-Vietnam friendship, the Lao side wished that the Vietnamese Consulate General and localities would actively work with northern Lao localities to share experience in coping with the pandemic.

They expressed their belief that the Vietnamese Party, State, Government and people will soon curb and win over the pandemic.

Vietnamese Consul General in Luang Prabang Nguyen Dang Hung thanked the Lao friends for their meaningful and timely gifts, and vowed to send the donations to Vietnam soon to serve the fight against the pandemic.