OVs present gifts to Truong Sa islanders

More than 80representatives of overseas Vietnamese (OV) organisations and Vietnamese livingabroad have visited and presented gifts to officers, soldiers and residents inTruong Sa island district, central coastal Khanh Hoa province since early May.

According to Colonel Nguyen Hai Trieu, permanent member of the SouthernPolitical Department and head of the Truong Sa and DK1 Platform’s gift receivingboard, the donors mainly came from Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Russia, the US,France, Germany, Poland, Demark, Japan, Canada, Singapore and the CzechRepublic.

The Association of Vietnam Veteransin Germany’s Leip Zig province presented 2,000 EUR to soldiers working on TruongSa archipelago and DK1 Platform while the Overseas Vietnamese Association inRussia offered 2,000 USD.

OVs also presented 71 boxes ofelectric fans, 40 clocks, three boxes of medicine among others worth hundreds ofmillions of VND in total.

The Hanoi Association of FellowCountrymen in Ho Chi Minh City gave 100 million VND (4,800 USD) to thesoldiers.

Source: VNA

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