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71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends

November 17, 2021 | 16:10

Ambassadors, representatives of international non-governmental organizations, and international friends have sent sincere and insightful thanks to the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), affirming the valuable concern and support from VUFO and its member in the pandemic fight is a great and substantive source of encouragement.
71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends

Ambassadors, representatives of international non-governmental organizations, and international friends have sent sincere and insightful thanks to the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), affirming the valuable concern and support from VUFO and its member organizations in the pandemic fight is a great and substantive source of encouragement.

Cambodia: Thanks for the meaningful and practical gifts

71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends
Chairwoman of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Men Sam An. (Photo: Fresh News)

After receiving 267.000 medical masks, 100 protective suits, and VND 20 million (US$ 867) on March 8, 2021 donated by the Vietnam - Cambodia Friendship Association to the Cambodians to prevent the pandemic, Chairwoman of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Men Sam An sent a letter of thanks to Vu Vuong Viet, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association.

Men Sam An wrote in her letter that the gift was a charming expression of the precious tradition of supporting each other in difficult situations of the two associations. She thanked all colleagues at the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association for the meaningful and practical gift.

Furthering Friendships between ASEAN Nations
71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends
Laos Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuan. (Photo: VNA)

Laos Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuan made a similar statement May 19, 2021, when receiving more than VND 600 million (nearly US$ 26.100) and 225,000 masks sent to Laos people by VUFO and Central Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association.

He stated that the concern and support of VUFO and Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association was a great source of spiritual encouragement to help the Lao people overcome difficulties, affirming neighborly and traditional relations between the two countries. Despite these difficult times, Vietnam's sharing and concern with the Laotian people was truly precious that nothing can compare with, he said.

71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends
The Vietnam - India Friendship Association gifted the Indian people VND 231 million (US$ 10.000) in the fight against Covid-19 through the Vietnam Red Cross Society. (Photo: VUFO)

First Secretary of the Indian Embassy in Vietnam, Sushil Prasad, thanked the good deeds of the Vietnam-India Friendship Association, the Vietnam Red Cross Society, and as well as the Vietnamese people, saying Vietnam's timely concern and sharing demonstrates the friendly cooperation and good tradition between the two countries in the fight against the pandemic.

"We came and saw VUFO officers everywhere, and they guided us every step of the way"
71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends
Michael Brosowski with Vietnamese children. (Photo: Blue Dragon)

When coming to the National Lung Hospital (Hanoi) to get vaccinated against Covid-19 on July 13, 2021, Michael Brosowski, co-CEO and founder of Blue Dragon Children's Foundation said: "I am very impressed with the policy of the Vietnamese government (offering free vaccination against coronavirus to international NGOs staff in Vietnam). VUFO did everything, from assisting the registration, helping organize the injection sites, and coordinating the work. We came and saw VUFO officers everywhere, and they guided us every step of the way."

"I feel lucky and grateful"
71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends
Heidi Quine - Vietnam Bear Rescue Center (Animals Asia Foundation) got vaccinated at the National Lung Hospital (Hanoi) on July 13, 2021.
After the injection, Heidi Quine from Animals Asia Foundation said, "We know that Vietnam still needs vaccinations for its people, so I feel lucky and grateful for the support of the Government of Vietnam, the Health Ministry, and VUFO for helping foreigners working in Vietnam like us to be vaccinated."
Nigeria: Thanks for helping foreigners in Hanoi
In his message to the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations, Henry Chisom - Nonso Chukwuma (Nigeria) surmised his experience with deeply emotional words. With all his heart, the man thanked the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations for helping him on Sep. 17, 2021. During the pandemic, relief gifts sent from Hanoi and Vietnam helped him overcome difficulties. The man stated that he would never forget such a wonderful gesture and thanked the organization for helping foreigners in Hanoi.
71st Anniversary of Establishment of VUFO: Thanks from International Friends
Henry Chisom – Nonso Chukwuma (Nigeria) received a gift from the Vice President of Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations on Sep. 17, 2021.

Content: Yen Ba - Thu Hoai

Graphics: Tao Dat

Text Graphics: Hong Anh

Valerie Mai