At the meeting (Source: VNA)
Wellington (VNA) – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)'s Hanoi chapter Vu Hong Khanh paid a working visit to New Zealand from August 29 – September 2.

Visiting the Vietnamese embassy and Vietnamese nationals in Wellington on August 31, Khanh, who is also Vice President of the VFF Central Committee, informed Ambassador Nguyen Viet Dung of the capital city’s socio-economic development.

He also presented an update of the chapter’s activities over the past time, including the successful organisation of the election of deputies to the 13th NA and the People’s Councils at all levels for 2016-2021, the campaign “All the people unite to build new rural areas”, “For the poor” fund-raising drive, and seminars on social criticism and food hygiene, among others.

Ambassador Dung informed Khanh about the embassy’s political, economic and people-to-people diplomacy.

Vu Phuong Diem, Chairman of the Vietnamese Association in Wellington, said the association has opened free Vietnamese language courses for children, as well as launched sports and recreational events for the Vietnamese community.

President of the Association of Vietnamese Students in New Zealand Tran Thi Minh Trang said the association initiated and held the Vietnam Day to popularise Vietnam and its culture to international friends.

On September 2, the delegation is to travel to Australia for a working visit.-VNA