He had high praise of clean-up and post-storm repair work done by authorities of the city that is hosting the ongoing Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2017 Leaders’ Week.
The President noted that APEC 2017 Leaders’ Week was the most important international event of the year for the country in general and Da Nang city in particular.
It was an opportunity to boost the image of the country and the city among international visitors, he said.
He also lauded the city’s residents for actively coping with typhoon Damrey and taking measures to handle its consequences.
At present, the cleaning of streets, urban renovations, replacement and repair of damaged properties had been completed, he was told.
Visiting households in Hoa Vang district’s Hoa Khuong commune, the President stressed that leaders of the Party, the State as well as people through the country cared for and shared the difficulties and hardship of people in the central and Central Highlands regions that were severely hit by typhoon Damrey.
The National Committee for Search and Rescue reported that storm Damrey that hit Vietnam on November 4 and following downpours and floods had claimed 89 lives and left 18 missing and 174 other injured in central and Central Highlands localities as of November 7 night.