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Overseas Vietnamese Association in Macao makes debut

November 10, 2020 | 09:41

On the afternoon of November 8, in Macao Special Administrative Region (China), the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Macao officially made debut in virtual launching ceremony.

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According to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), the event witnessed the participation of representatives of government and units of Macao Special Administrative Region, representatives of foreign communities in Macao and members of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Macao.

Consul General Tran Thanh Huan affirmed that the Vietnamese Party and State always consider the overseas Vietnamese community an inseparable part of the nation. The Vietnamese Consulate General always regards protecting Vietnamese citizens and their legitimate rights in Macao as important political tasks.

Tran Thanh Huan also said that over the past few years, the Vietnamese community in Macao has developed vigorously. There have been more than 22,000 people from Vietnam or with Vietnamese origin living in Macao, most of whom gain stable jobs and certain success.

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Consul General Tran Thanh Huan speaks at the event Photo: VNA

Despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnamese expats in Macao have made efforts to surmount difficulties and promoted the spirit of solidarity and mutual support.

Currently, there are a number of Vietnamese associations in Macao that have operated actively and effectively notably the Vietnam Fellow Countrymen Friendship Association. Nevertheless, to build a stronger community, it is necessary to establish a strong association which is closely organized and can gather a large number of people based on the spirit of solidarity and unity, Consul General Tran Thanh Huan said, stressing that the founding of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Macao marks an important milestone for the Vietnamese community in Macao.

Huan expressed his hope that the association will serve as a bridge between the community’s members and the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong, proactively coordinate with other associations in implementing activities for the common benefits for all people.

The launching ceremony also saw special art performances with the theme of Vietnamese country and people.

There have been more than 22,000 people from Vietnam or with Vietnamese origin living in Macao Special Administrative Region. They have always received enthusiastic assistance from the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macao. Vietnamese workers in Macao are highly appreciated for their good ethics and compliance with the local laws.
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