Soc Trang receives over VND 1,350 bln in overseas remittances

The Soc Trang Provincial Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Fatherland Front Committee yesterday held a warmly meeting with hundreds of oversea Vietnamese on coming Lunar New Year 2019. 

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

According to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Soc Trang province, the Southern province received more than VND 1,350 billion (US$ 58.3 million) in overseas remittances and VND 26 billion (US$ 1.1 million) from social and charity activities of the expatriates in 2018. 

At the receipt, the overseas proposed many sugestions and initiatives in the fields of transport, health, education, etc. 

Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Soc Trang province Duong Sa Kha expressed the enthusiastic thanks of provincial leaders to the expatriates for active contributions and sent new year’s greeting to the them. 

BY TUAN QUANG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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