Saudi Arabia supports flood victims in central Vietnam

VOV.VN - Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Vietnam Saud F. M. Al-Suwelim, on behalf of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, on April 23 presented the token of US$150,000 in humanitarian aid to help Vietnam’s central provinces affected by recent storms and floods.

Speaking at the handover ceremony, the ambassador expressed his sympathy over human and property losses caused by recent floods in central Vietnam, and hoped that the aid would help local residents overcome difficulties and soon stabilise their lives.

Tran Van Sinh, an official of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, thanked the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre for its practical assistance, pledging that the aid will be quickly delivered to affected localities.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dang Minh Khoi spoke highly of the valuable support of the Saudi Arabian Government and people in general and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre in particular for Vietnam, which he said will help deepen relations between the two countries.