Vietnam gifts medical supplies to support South Sudan against pandemic

On behalf of the Vietnamese Government, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy - Vietnam's representative to the UN, has presented anti-COVID-19 medical supplies to South Sudan's Government.
May 21, 2021 | 11:56
Vietnamese peacekeepers in South Sudan wins hearts of local people Vietnamese peacekeepers in South Sudan wins hearts of local people
South Sudan’s people send gratitude to Vietnamese peacekeeping forces South Sudan’s people send gratitude to Vietnamese peacekeeping forces
Vietnamese peacekeepers return home from South Sudan Vietnamese peacekeepers return home from South Sudan
Vietnam gifts medical supplies to support South Sudan against pandemic
Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy presented anti-COVID-19 medical supplies to the Government of South Sudan. (Photo: VNA)

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy sent South Sudan's government a medical supply pack on May 19 at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Sudan to the United Nation. The supplies include 1,000 protective suits and 100,000 anti-bacteria masks produced by Vietnamese defense companies, which were carried by the Royal Australian Air Force.

Speaking at the event, Ambassador Quy said with the gift, the Vietnamese Government wants to share difficulties with South Sudan in the fight against the pandemic.

According to the Worldometers, the number of COVID-19 infections reached 10,652 and deaths amounted to 115 as of May 19.

Vietnam has deployed peacekeeping forces in the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) since 2014. Later in 2018, the country launched the level-2 field hospital with 63 medical and technical staff there who are rotated annually. There are about 18,500 in the UNMISS now, Nhan Dan reported.

In response to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s appeal to vaccination for the UN peacekeeping mission forces, Vietnam actively inoculated staff of the level-2 hospital No.3 before their departure and carried vaccines to South Sudan to give Vietnamese forces shots.

Vietnam gifts medical supplies to support South Sudan against pandemic
Vietnamese officers leaving homeland to work for the level-2 field hospital in South Sudan. (Photo: VOV)

Attending the UN Security Council (UNSC)’s videoconference meeting on the situation in Sudan and the activities of the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) on May 20, Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has called on the Sudanese government and relevant parties to promote the transition process in the nation in accordance with the peace agreement reached on October 3, 2020, including increasing the participation of women and youths.

Commending recent progress in Sudan, the Vietnamese diplomat appealed to Sudan to make concerted efforts to protect its citizens, and handle root causes of the violence between communities, comprising enhancing dialogue and reconciliation.

VNA reported that Anh spoke highly of the roles of the UN, countries, and regional organizations, including the neighboring nation of South Sudan, in promoting the peace process in Sudan, while calling on the international community to continue humanitarian support for Sudan, helping the nation access financial resources. He also lauded the outcomes of the Paris conference on Sudan, including debt relief for the African nation. He reiterated support for UNITAMS’s efforts as well as the extension of the mission’s mandate.

More 24 Vietnamese soldiers head to South Sudan for Peacekeeping Mission More 24 Vietnamese soldiers head to South Sudan for Peacekeeping Mission

On April 21 morning, at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport, the farewell ceremony was held for 24 Vietnamese soldiers at the Level-2 Field Hospital ...

The journey to South Sudan of the 25-year-old Vietnamese female peacekeeper The journey to South Sudan of the 25-year-old Vietnamese female peacekeeper

At the age of 25, Le Na becomes the youngest among the voluntary peacekeepers heading to South Sudan to undertake their mission at the United ...

Resilient female Vietnamese peacekeepers in South Sudan Resilient female Vietnamese peacekeepers in South Sudan

Of the Vietnamese peacekeepers conducting mission at Level-2 field hospital in South Sudan, there are 10 female medical staff. They are the brave, resilient and ...

Valerie Mai

Insider

Controversial 'Nine Dash Line' in Chinese films shown in Vietnam met strong opposition Seas and islands

Controversial 'Nine Dash Line' in Chinese films shown in Vietnam met strong opposition

The appearance of a map which depicts Chinese claims in the Bien Dong Sea, known internationally as the South China Sea, has been strongly opposed by the Vietnamese people in general and the Cinema Department in particular.
16:50 | 17/09/2021
Youngsters in Hanoi Assists with Mental Issues Caused by Lockdown Focus

Youngsters in Hanoi Assists with Mental Issues Caused by Lockdown

Vietnam Times has recently interviewed young Vietnamese in Hanoi about their experience of the "Corona Blues" and their ways to gain back a positive attitude.
16:48 | 17/09/2021
Prime Minister Holds Talk With Austria to Deepen Close And Trustful Ties Friendship

Prime Minister Holds Talk With Austria to Deepen Close And Trustful Ties

The two leaders also discussed the South China Sea issue, highlighting that maintaining maritime and aviation freedom and security and peace in the South China Sea is the common interest of the international community.
14:27 | 17/09/2021
Phiên bản di động