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Hanoi (VNA) – The Government Office recently issued a document detailing Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam’s directions on support to children of Vietnamese women who married foreigners returning to live in Vietnam.

The Deputy PM asked ministers, leaders of ministry-level agencies, centrally-run cities and provinces to perform tasks assigned at the national conference held on June 6, 2011 on marital and family relationships involving foreigners.

The Justice Ministry was assigned to work with the ministries of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs; Foreign Affairs and concerned agencies to deal with issues regarding citizenship and civil status of mixed race children.

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) will coordinate with the ministries of Justice, Public Security, Foreign Affairs, Education and Training, Public Health, the Vietnam Women’s Association (VWA) Central Committee, the Vietnam Social Insurance and relevant agencies to devise measures to enforce policies in this regard, ensuring children’s rights to residence, education, and health check-ups.

The MoLISA will work with the VWA Central Committee to provide support for Vietnamese women who married foreigners to return home.-VNA