The Vietnamese booth at the fair (Source: VNA)
Jakarta (VNA) – Vietnamese products like coffee, green bean cakes and handicrafts were sold at a charity fair in Jakarta, Indonesia, from November 30-December 1.

The annual event, held by the Women’s International Club (WIC) in Jakarta, accommodates nearly 60 booths from embassies in Indonesia. More than 200 local businesses introduced their garments-textiles, handicrafts and food at the event.

In her opening remarks, Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s wife Hj. Iriana Joko  Widodo said that the fair offers an opportunity for women from participating countries to explore different cultural identities.

She also lauded the significance of the event as part of the proceeds will go to a charity fund run by the WIC to support poor and disabled children, and other disadvantaged people.

The WIC was formed 66 years ago with Indonesia, India, the UK and the US as the first members. It brings together all countries with embassies in Indonesia.-VNA