The Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (OV) Affairs has called on the Vietnamese community abroad to join hands with the city in controlling COVID-19 pandemic.
In a letter sent to the community on July 18, Chairman of the committee Phung Cong Dung expressed hope to receive ideas from Vietnamese experts, intellectuals, entrepreneurs and individuals abroad on how to stamp out the pandemic.
Along with experience in COVID-19 prevention and control in other countries, the city wishes to receive ideas on ways to improve the pandemic control in quarantine facilities, the efficiency of testing activities and the application of technologies in the field.
The committee also asked for support in information related to COVID-19 vaccine supply and production technologies of vaccine and treatment equipment, as well as recommendations on how to maintain production activities safely.
All ideas from overseas Vietnamese will be summarised by July 30 before reporting to city leaders, according to the committee.