HCM City presents aid to Vietnamese-Cambodians hinh anh 1At the hand-over ceremony (Photo: VNA)
Phnom Penh (VNA) - A delegation of the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs of HCM City presented 750 aid packages to Cambodians of Vietnamese origin during a ceremony held on November 11 at the Thuong Phuc-Kaoh Roka international border gates in Vietnam’s Dong Thap and Cambodia’s Prey Veng province

The assistance demonstrates the care of HCM City’s leaders and people for the Vietnamese-Cambodian community and disadvantaged people living in three Cambodian localities of Phnom Penh, Kandal and Prey Veng.

The aid, which includes 1.5 billion VND (66,240 USD) in cash along with 15,000 face masks, 200 bottles of hand sanitiser, 1,000 sets of children's clothes and 2.5 tonnes of rice, will be delivered to beneficiaries through the Khmer-Vietnamese Association.

Addressing the handover ceremony, Vice Chairman of the committee Vo Thanh Chat said the assistance aims to support Vietnamese-Cambodians to overcome difficulties caused by COVID-19 and contribute to the solidarity and friendship between people of Vietnam and Cambodia.

For his part, head of the Khmer-Vietnamese Association Sim Chy highly valued the support from HCM City which he said will help Vietnamese-Cambodian and local people improve their situations./.