Expatriate Vietnamese contribute to home development hinh anh 1Art performance to welcome oversea Vietnamese (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Da Nang received 120 million USD in remittance in 2015, as heard during a meeting between the local Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and 150 overseas Vietnamese coming home for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

Huynh Tan Binh, an expatriate in the Czech Republic and head of the expat businesses club in Da Nang, thanked the city for the warm welcome, pledging that his club will continue to contribute to the city’s prosperity.

He introduced the club’s photo exhibitions on “urban culture and civilisation 2015” and “Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa archipelago”.

In Binh Duong province, authorities also met with overseas Vietnamese, who have invested in more than 200 local projects worth over 4 trillion VND (180 million USD).

Binh Duong is the birthplace of 10,000 people currently living abroad.

Similar meetings took place in the central provinces of Binh Dinh and Phu Yen.-VNA