Da Nang (VNA) – The 1,600-kilometre “Cycle a Difference” journey, which began in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on November 15, successfully concluded in the central city of Da Nang on November 28.

UK Ambassador to Vietnam Giles Lever, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Dang Viet Dung and Director of the municipal Health Department Ngo Thi Kim Yen joined 30 local and foreign cyclists in the final stage of the journey.

The event aimed to raise funds for charity activities of the UK registered Newborns Vietnam organisation.

Sharing the pride of participating in the final stage, the UK diplomat hailed the operations of the Newborns Vietnam, which have helped improve the professional skills of Da Nang Hospital for Women & Children’s staff, and reduce the number of newborn fatalities.

This is a manifestation of the sound relations between the UK and Vietnam, he added.-VNA