Scene at the gathering (Photo: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) – Vietnamese Cambodians held a get-together to celebrate Vietnamese Doctors’ Day in Phnom Penh on February 27.

The event gathered Cambodian doctors of Vietnamese origin, Vietnamese businesses operating in Cambodia and representatives of Vietnamese representative agencies in the country.

Speaking at the gathering, Hoang Hoa, deputy head of the association of Vietnamese Cambodian doctors, said the organisation, operating since February 26 last year, has engaged in charity activities in healthcare for the Vietnamese community in Cambodia, such as providing free medical advices, check-ups, and medicines.

Lauding the association’s contributions to public health, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh and head of the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians Chau Van Chi congratulated the doctors on their day.

They said they support upcoming activities of the association of Vietnamese Cambodian doctors, urging the organisation to soon hold a congress to elect an executive board, increase its membership, and boost connectivity with Cambodian doctors.-VNA