Bob Roberts, Chairman of the Global Ventures, Inc (Source:Internet)
Hanoi (VNA) - President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong on December 21 presented a friendship medal to Bob Roberts, Chairman of the Global Ventures, Inc (GVI).

The noble award is in recognition of Bob Roberts’ active contributions to promoting humanitarian activities in Vietnam as well as strengthening the friendship between Vietnam and the US, Hong said at the granting ceremony in Hanoi.

He expressed his hope that the GVI Chairman will continue support for Vietnam’s in the time to come.

Bob Roberts, also Senior Pastor of the US Northwood Church, has raised about 3.5 million USD for disadvantaged communities in Vietnam since 1995 though GVI programmes in the fields of health care and education.

He and his organisation have sent over 2,000 American volunteers to Vietnam to participate in community support activities, contributing to promoting the Southeast Asian nation’s image to the US public.-VNA