Thai Embassy aids flood-hit northern provinces

The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee on September 13 received US$92,300 from the Thailand Embassy in Vietnam to support local residents in northern provinces who were affected by floods in August.

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Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Manopchai Vongphakdi handed over the money, donated by the Thai Embassy and Thai businesses in Vietnam, to President of the VFF Central Committee Tran Thanh Man.

Man thanked the Thai Government, people and enterprises for supporting flood victims, saying the assistance reflects their sentiments to Vietnamese counterparts and the spirit of Vietnam-Thailand strategic partnership. 

The official also expressed his belief that the people of the two countries, which are both frequently affected by natural disasters, would continue supporting each other to overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives.

Vongphakdi said after having information about the flood consequences, the embassy called on Thai expatriates and businesses in Vietnam to raise funds in support of the affect people and the campaign received good response from the Thai community.

The embassy is always willing to work with the VFF Central Committee to help Thai nationals and enterprises in Vietnam and overseas Vietnamese in Thailand stabilise their lives and foster economic development, the diplomat said.

VNA

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